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Valley College Demographics & Diversity

Valley Glen, 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 Valley College are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 70% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Los Angeles Valley 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 Los Angeles Valley College students
Race Percent of Students
White 30%
Black 5%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Los Angeles Valley College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Valley 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 Valley College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Los Angeles Valley College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,910
Women 8,108

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Valley College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Los Angeles Valley College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,264 per year

62% 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 40.8%
Part time Undergrads 74.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=117733 IPEDS survey data for Los Angeles Valley College.