Butte College

Butte College Demographics & Diversity Report

Is Butte College really diverse? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Butte College. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Butte College Student Population

10,100 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Butte College?

Butte College total enrollment is approximately 10,100 students.

Butte College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Butte College undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Butte College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,350
Hispanic 1,498
Multi-Ethnic 303
Asian 276
Unknown 127
Black or African American 102
International 92
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 19

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Butte College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,986 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1986 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  43.50 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 Butte College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


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

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Butte College is ranked 922 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  922 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  75.69 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

Butte College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,085
Hispanic 3,065
Multi-Ethnic 613
Asian 598
Unknown 285
Black or African American 212
International 100
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 33

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Butte College ranks 633 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  633 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  83.32 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 5,546 female students and 4,554 male students at Butte College.

International Students at Butte College

Students from 45 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Japan, Brazil, and India.

Learn more about international students at Butte College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
49.12% 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  82.80 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Butte College, 49.12% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 3,033
20-21 2,560
22-24 1,967
25-29 1,739
35 and over 1,009
30-34 724
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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