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Central Piedmont Community College Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual ran the numbers to discover how diverse the typical college campus really is, taking into account race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Central Piedmont Community College diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Central Piedmont Community College Student Population

18,646 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Central Piedmont Community College?

Central Piedmont Community College total enrollment is approximately 18,646 students.

Central Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Central Piedmont Community College undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.

Central Piedmont Community College Gender Ratio

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Central Piedmont Community College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Central Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,866
Black or African American 1,547
Hispanic 972
International 564
Asian 352
Multi-Ethnic 242
Unknown 203
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Central Piedmont Community College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #866 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  866 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  75.38 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Central Piedmont Community College Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Central Piedmont Community College overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

49% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Central Piedmont Community College is ranked 466 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  466 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  87.73 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Central Piedmont Community College Racial Demographics:

Central Piedmont Community College Undergraduate Racial-Ethnic Diversity Pie Chart
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,006
Black or African American 4,973
Hispanic 2,559
International 951
Asian 872
Unknown 584
Multi-Ethnic 573
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 35

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Central Piedmont Community College ranks 680 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  680 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  82.08 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

Central Piedmont Community College Male/Female Ratio

There are approximately 10,356 female students and 8,290 male students at Central Piedmont Community College.

International Students at Central Piedmont Community College

Students from 102 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Vietnam, Saudi Arabia, and Congo.

Learn more about international students at Central Piedmont Community College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.65% 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  88.02 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Central Piedmont Community College, 45.65% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Central Piedmont Community College Student Age Diversity
Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,027
20-21 3,693
22-24 2,802
35 and over 2,444
25-29 2,402
30-34 1,198
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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