Arizona Western College

AWC Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report brings to light the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of AWC students.

AWC Student Population

7,500 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Arizona Western College?

AWC total enrollment is approximately 7,500 students.

AWC Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time AWC undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

AWC Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 1,557
White 255
Unknown 76
International 75
Multi-Ethnic 38
Black or African American 30
Asian 15
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

AWC achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,038 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2038 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  42.02 out of 100
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Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does AWC Diversity Compare to National Averages?


AWC is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

AWC is ranked 2,557 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2557 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  32.54 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

AWC Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 5,587
White 1,122
Unknown 310
Multi-Ethnic 117
Black or African American 99
International 91
Asian 78
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 20

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

AWC ranks 1,232 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1232 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  67.51 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 4,480 female students and 3,020 male students at AWC.

International Students at AWC

Students from 32 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Mexico, Colombia, and Vietnam.

Learn more about international students at AWC.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.88% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  85.85 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At AWC, 48.88% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,090
20-21 1,604
22-24 1,034
25-29 853
35 and over 739
30-34 447
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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