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Riverside, California

Riverside City College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Riverside City College are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has high racial diversity. 79% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Riverside 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 Riverside City College students
Race Percent of Students
White 21%
Black 8%
Hispanic 59%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at Riverside City College with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Riverside City College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Riverside City College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Riverside City College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,052
Women 12,240

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Riverside City 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 Riverside City College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$62,818 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
21,292
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.2%
Part time Undergrads 70%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121901 IPEDS survey data for Riverside City College.