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Hostos Demographics & Diversity

Bronx, New York

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Hostos are primarily Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of CUNY Hostos Community College students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 27%
Hispanic 62%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 127% more female students than male students enrolled at CUNY Hostos Community College with a gender ratio of 69% women to 31% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Hostos has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for CUNY Hostos Community College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 31%
Women 69%
Enrollment by gender for CUNY Hostos Community College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,878
Women 4,258

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Hostos serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for CUNY Hostos Community College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 6%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$35,928 per year

84% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,136
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 36.9%
Part time Undergrads 38.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=190585 IPEDS survey data for CUNY Hostos Community College.