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Paradise Valley Community College Demographics & Diversity

Phoenix, Arizona

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Paradise Valley Community College are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Paradise Valley Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 4%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 12%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Paradise Valley Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Paradise Valley Community College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Paradise Valley Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Paradise Valley Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,780
Women 3,795

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Paradise Valley Community College serves a very low number of students outside of Arizona, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Paradise Valley Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,788 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,575
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 65.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=364016 IPEDS survey data for Paradise Valley Community College.