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Fresno City College Demographics & Diversity

Fresno, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Fresno City College are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has high racial diversity. 78% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Fresno City 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 Fresno City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 22%
Black 6%
Hispanic 54%
Asian 14%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Fresno City College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fresno City College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fresno City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Fresno City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,143
Women 12,292

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fresno City 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 Fresno City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,902 per year

69% 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 37.2%
Part time Undergrads 64.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=114789 IPEDS survey data for Fresno City College.