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Mesa Community College Demographics & Diversity

Mesa, 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 Mesa Community College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 51% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mesa Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 49%
Black 6%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Mesa Community College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mesa Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Mesa Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Mesa Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,316
Women 9,632

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,155 per year

51% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
16,948
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37.4%
Part time Undergrads 65%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105154 IPEDS survey data for Mesa Community College.