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Peninsula College Demographics & Diversity

Port Angeles, Washington

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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 Peninsula College are mainly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Peninsula College students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 1%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 7%
International 8%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Peninsula College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Peninsula College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Peninsula College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Peninsula College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 930
Women 1,122

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Peninsula College serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Peninsula College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,921 per year

53% 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 49%
Part time Undergrads 31.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236258 IPEDS survey data for Peninsula College.