Parkland College Demographics & Diversity

Champaign, Illinois

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Parkland College are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Parkland College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 15%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at Parkland College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Parkland College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Parkland College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Parkland College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,251
Women 3,823

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Parkland College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Parkland College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,258 per year

45% 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 28.6%
Part time Undergrads 51.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=147916 IPEDS survey data for Parkland College.

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