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Sierra College Demographics & Diversity

Rocklin, California

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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 Sierra College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Sierra College students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 3%
Hispanic 27%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

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

Male to female gender ratio for Sierra College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Sierra College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,456
Women 10,047

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Sierra College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Sierra College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,725 per year

35% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
17,503
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.7%
Part time Undergrads 62.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123341 IPEDS survey data for Sierra College.