College of the Mainland

COM Demographics & Diversity Report

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

COM Student Population

4,687 Total Students

How Many Students Attend College of the Mainland?

COM total enrollment is approximately 4,687 students.

COM Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time COM undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

COM Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 427
Hispanic 381
Black or African American 169
Multi-Ethnic 29
Asian 27
Unknown 13
International 11
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

COM achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,798 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1798 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  48.85 out of 100
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The overall diversity score is created by adding up the results of the racial-ethnic, geographic, age and male/female diversity rankings.

How Does COM Diversity Compare to National Averages?


COM 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

55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

COM is ranked 850 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  850 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  77.59 out of 100
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High racial/ethnic diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

COM Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 2,012
Hispanic 1,573
Black or African American 724
Asian 147
Multi-Ethnic 96
Unknown 95
International 13
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

COM ranks 1,515 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1515 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  60.04 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 2,783 female students and 1,904 male students at COM.

International Students at COM

Students from 19 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Pakistan, Vietnam, and Turkey.

Learn more about international students at COM.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
31.03% 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  88.18 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At COM, 31.03% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 812
35 and over 571
20-21 531
25-29 482
22-24 473
30-34 299
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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