City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College

Harold Washington College Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Harold Washington College student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the facts so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial diversity, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the United States. See how City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Harold Washington College Student Population

7,276 Total Students

How Many Students Attend City Colleges of Chicago - Harold Washington College?

Harold Washington College total enrollment is approximately 7,276 students.

Harold Washington College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Harold Washington College undergraduate population is made up of 55% women, and 45% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Harold Washington College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 2,036
Black or African American 935
White 305
Asian 304
International 161
Multi-Ethnic 116
Unknown 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Harold Washington College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,485 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1485 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  57.76 out of 100
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This school is was found to be average when it comes to overall diversity, which means the student races, ethnicities, ages, genders and locations are close to the typical amount seen in most universities.

How Does Harold Washington College Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Harold Washington 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

85% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Harold Washington College is ranked 806 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  806 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  78.75 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.

Harold Washington College Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 3,393
Black or African American 1,989
White 838
Asian 526
Multi-Ethnic 237
International 207
Unknown 67
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Harold Washington College ranks 936 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  936 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.32 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 4,178 female students and 3,098 male students at Harold Washington College.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
53.37% 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  80.61 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Harold Washington College, 53.37% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,549
20-21 2,184
22-24 1,485
25-29 1,069
35 and over 529
30-34 429
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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