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Los Angeles City College Demographics & Diversity

Los Angeles, 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 Los Angeles City College are mainly Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has high racial diversity. 81% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Los Angeles 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.

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 Los Angeles City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 19%
Black 10%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 14%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

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

Male to female gender ratio for Los Angeles City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Los Angeles City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,362
Women 7,385

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Los Angeles City College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Los Angeles City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,896 per year

56% 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 48.2%
Part time Undergrads 71.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117788 IPEDS survey data for Los Angeles City College.