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City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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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 City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 90% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington 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 City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College students
Race Percent of Students
White 10%
Black 29%
Hispanic 45%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 35% more female students than male students enrolled at City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,671
Women 4,972

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

City Colleges of Chicago-Harold Washington College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,324 per year

58% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,643
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 26.3%
Part time Undergrads 33.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144209 IPEDS survey data for City Colleges of Chicago Harold Washington College.