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Berkeley City College Demographics & Diversity

Berkeley, California

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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 Berkeley City College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 75% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Berkeley City 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.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Berkeley City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 25%
Black 15%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 16%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 7%
International 6%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at Berkeley City College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Berkeley City College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Berkeley City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Berkeley City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,551
Women 3,546

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Berkeley City College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Berkeley City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 12%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,392 per year

31% 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 39.3%
Part time Undergrads 76.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=125170 IPEDS survey data for Berkeley City College.