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CMA Demographics & Diversity

Vallejo, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CMA are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of California Maritime Academy students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 2%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 11%
International 1%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 295% more male students than female students enrolled at California Maritime Academy with a gender ratio of 80% men to 20% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CMA has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for California Maritime Academy students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 80%
Women 20%
Enrollment by gender for California Maritime Academy students
Gender Number of Students
Men 738
Women 187

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CMA serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for California Maritime Academy students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 23%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$78,248 per year

21% 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 14.7%
Part time Undergrads 3.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=111188 IPEDS survey data for California Maritime Academy.