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Canada College Demographics & Diversity

Redwood City, 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 Canada College are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 72% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Canada 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 Canada College students
Race Percent of Students
White 28%
Black 3%
Hispanic 45%
Asian 13%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 42% more female students than male students enrolled at Canada College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Canada College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Canada College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Canada College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,229
Women 3,159

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Canada College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Canada College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$93,099 per year

38% 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 47.5%
Part time Undergrads 79.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=111434 IPEDS survey data for Canada College.

Last updated February 24, 2024