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College of Alameda Demographics & Diversity

Alameda, 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 College of Alameda are predominantly Asian with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 86% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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 College of Alameda students
Race Percent of Students
White 14%
Black 19%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 30%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 4%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at College of Alameda with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, College of Alameda has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for College of Alameda students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for College of Alameda students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,409
Women 3,264

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

College of Alameda serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for College of Alameda students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 13%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,586 per year

41% 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 42.9%
Part time Undergrads 83.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=108667 IPEDS survey data for College of Alameda.