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SAC Demographics & Diversity

Santa Ana, 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 SAC are mainly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has high racial diversity. 79% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 32% more male students than female students enrolled at Santa Ana College with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SAC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Santa Ana College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for Santa Ana College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 13,558
Women 10,294

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 1%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,027 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 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.