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Columbia Junior College Demographics & Diversity

Sonora, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Columbia Junior College are mostly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Columbia College students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 2%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Columbia College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Columbia Junior College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Columbia College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Columbia College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 894
Women 1,238

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Columbia Junior College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Columbia College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,192 per year

51% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,132
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.1%
Part time Undergrads 67.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=112561 IPEDS survey data for Columbia College.