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 Phoenix College are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 76% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Phoenix 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 Phoenix College students
Race Percent of Students
White 24%
Black 10%
Hispanic 48%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at Phoenix College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Phoenix College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Phoenix College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Phoenix College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,878
Women 7,081

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Phoenix 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 Phoenix College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,868 per year

65% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,959
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 44.8%
Part time Undergrads 70.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105428 IPEDS survey data for Phoenix College.