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Monterey Park, California

East Los Angeles College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at East Los Angeles College are primarily Hispanic with a small Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 93% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

East Los Angeles 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 East Los Angeles College students
Race Percent of Students
White 7%
Black 4%
Hispanic 66%
Asian 10%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 2%
Race Unknown 10%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 2% more male students than female students enrolled at East Los Angeles College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, East Los Angeles College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Gender ratio of East Los Angeles College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for East Los Angeles College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 17,899
Women 17,504

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

East Los Angeles College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for East Los Angeles College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,627 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
35,403
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 48.2%
Part time Undergrads 76.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=113856 IPEDS survey data for East Los Angeles College.