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Solano College Demographics & Diversity

Fairfield, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Solano College are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 69% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Solano Community 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.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Solano Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 31%
Black 14%
Hispanic 28%
Asian 15%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 9%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Solano Community College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Solano College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Solano Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Solano Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,411
Women 4,694

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Solano 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 Solano Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,436 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,105
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 37.7%
Part time Undergrads 62.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=123563 IPEDS survey data for Solano Community College.