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Central Arizona College Demographics & Diversity

Coolidge, Arizona

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Central Arizona College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 57% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Central Arizona College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Central Arizona College students
Race Percent of Students
White 43%
Black 7%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 5%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 85% more female students than male students enrolled at Central Arizona College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Central Arizona College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Central Arizona College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Central Arizona College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,432
Women 2,644

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Central Arizona College serves a very low number of students outside of Arizona, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Central Arizona College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,319 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 39.3%
Part time Undergrads 65%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104346 IPEDS survey data for Central Arizona College.