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Las Positas College Demographics & Diversity

Livermore, 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 Las Positas College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 59% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Las Positas 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 Las Positas College students
Race Percent of Students
White 41%
Black 5%
Hispanic 29%
Asian 15%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 6%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 7% more female students than male students enrolled at Las Positas College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Las Positas College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Las Positas College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Las Positas College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,330
Women 4,648

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Las Positas College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Las Positas College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$100,870 per year

26% 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 31%
Part time Undergrads 64.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=366401 IPEDS survey data for Las Positas College.