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 SAC 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.

Santa Ana 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 Santa Ana College students
Race Percent of Students
White 21%
Black 1%
Hispanic 50%
Asian 8%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 15%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 46% more male students than female students enrolled at Santa Ana College with a gender ratio of 59% men to 41% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SAC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Santa Ana College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 59%
Women 41%
Enrollment by gender for Santa Ana College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 16,881
Women 11,544

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SAC 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 Santa Ana College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,027 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
28,425
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 56.8%
Part time Undergrads 81.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=121619 IPEDS survey data for Santa Ana College.