Pima Community College Demographics & Diversity

Tucson, 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 Pima Community College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 61% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Pima 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 Pima Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 39%
Black 5%
Hispanic 44%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 28% more female students than male students enrolled at Pima Community College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Pima Community College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Pima Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Pima Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,589
Women 11,005

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Pima Community 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 Pima Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,427 per year

54% 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 38.9%
Part time Undergrads 60.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=105525 IPEDS survey data for Pima Community College.

Pima Community College Campus