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CCD Demographics & Diversity

Denver, Colorado

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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 CCD are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 62% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Community College of Denver 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 Community College of Denver students
Race Percent of Students
White 38%
Black 13%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 7%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 71% more female students than male students enrolled at Community College of Denver with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, CCD has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Community College of Denver students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Community College of Denver students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,616
Women 4,475

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CCD serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Community College of Denver students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,494 per year

62% 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 35.5%
Part time Undergrads 66.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=126942 IPEDS survey data for Community College of Denver.