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 COD are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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 College of DuPage students
Race Percent of Students
White 55%
Black 9%
Hispanic 21%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 15% more female students than male students enrolled at College of DuPage with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, COD has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for College of DuPage students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for College of DuPage students
Gender Number of Students
Men 11,574
Women 13,326

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

COD 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 College of DuPage students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$87,885 per year

40% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
24,900
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 33.6%
Part time Undergrads 56%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144865 IPEDS survey data for College of DuPage.

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