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PennWest California Demographics & Diversity

California, Pennsylvania

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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 PennWest California are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of PennWest California students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 12%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at PennWest California with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, PennWest California has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for PennWest California students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for PennWest California students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,555
Women 3,954

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

PennWest California serves a very low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for PennWest California students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,671 per year

0% 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 19.6%
Part time Undergrads 12.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=211361 IPEDS survey data for PennWest California.