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Shasta College Demographics & Diversity

Redding, 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 Shasta College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Shasta College students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 2%
Hispanic 15%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 70% more female students than male students enrolled at Shasta College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Shasta College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Shasta College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Shasta College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,008
Women 5,113

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Shasta College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Shasta College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 12%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,241 per year

65% 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 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 56.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123299 IPEDS survey data for Shasta College.