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 Cochise College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 62% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Cochise 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 Cochise College students
Race Percent of Students
White 38%
Black 6%
Hispanic 48%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 23% more female students than male students enrolled at Cochise College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cochise College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Cochise College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Cochise College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,644
Women 2,026

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cochise College serves a very low number of students outside of Arizona, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cochise College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,599 per year

60% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,670
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 45.5%
Part time Undergrads 56.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=104425 IPEDS survey data for Cochise College.