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Cypress College Demographics & Diversity

Cypress, 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 Cypress College are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 81% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Cypress 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.

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 Cypress College students
Race Percent of Students
White 19%
Black 4%
Hispanic 46%
Asian 23%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 31% more female students than male students enrolled at Cypress College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Cypress College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Cypress College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Cypress College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,835
Women 8,959

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Cypress 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 Cypress College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,567 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
15,794
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.1%
Part time Undergrads 65.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=113236 IPEDS survey data for Cypress College.