GateWay Community College Demographics & Diversity

Phoenix, Arizona

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 GateWay Community College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 65% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

GateWay Community 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 GateWay Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 35%
Black 12%
Hispanic 37%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 7%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at GateWay Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, GateWay Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for GateWay Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for GateWay Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,162
Women 2,919

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

GateWay Community 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 GateWay Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,530 per year

58% 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 55.1%
Part time Undergrads 73.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105145 IPEDS survey data for GateWay Community College.