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Palo Alto College Demographics & Diversity

San Antonio, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Palo Alto College are mostly Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has low racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Palo Alto 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 Palo Alto College students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 3%
Hispanic 75%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at Palo Alto College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Palo Alto College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Palo Alto College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Palo Alto College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,874
Women 5,978

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Palo Alto College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Palo Alto College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,633 per year

66% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,852
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 27.2%
Part time Undergrads 79%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=246354 IPEDS survey data for Palo Alto College.