Art Center College of Design Demographics & Diversity

Pasadena, California

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 Art Center College of Design are predominantly Asian with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Art Center College of Design students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 1%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 36%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 27%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Art Center College of Design with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Art Center College of Design has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Art Center College of Design students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Art Center College of Design students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,035
Women 1,214

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Art Center College of Design serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 49 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Art Center College of Design students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 49%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 39%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,131 per year

23% 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 31.6%
Part time Undergrads 15.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=109651 IPEDS survey data for Art Center College of Design.