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Cabrillo College Demographics & Diversity

Aptos, 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 Cabrillo College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Cabrillo 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 Cabrillo College students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 1%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 20% more female students than male students enrolled at Cabrillo College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cabrillo College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Cabrillo College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Cabrillo College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,135
Women 6,186

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cabrillo College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Cabrillo College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,523 per year

38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
11,321
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 42.6%
Part time Undergrads 63.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=110334 IPEDS survey data for Cabrillo College.