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Cypress College Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Cypress College student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the United States. The results of the Cypress College 2021 diversity report are below.

Cypress College Student Population

15,679 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Cypress College?

Cypress College total enrollment is approximately 15,679 students.

Cypress College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

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


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Cypress College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 2,561
Asian 1,437
White 794
Black or African American 212
Multi-Ethnic 207
Unknown 189
International 135
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 22

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Cypress College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,362 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1362 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  61.26 out of 100
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This college ranks above average in overall diversity, which means there is high variety on campus in racial/ethnic diversity, ages, gender, and location.

How Does Cypress College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


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

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Cypress College is ranked 563 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  563 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  85.17 out of 100
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High racial diversity in the student body means plenty of opportunities to interact with and learn from students with different backgrounds and cultures than you.

Cypress College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 7,540
Asian 3,711
White 2,293
Unknown 648
Black or African American 647
Multi-Ethnic 580
International 175
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 56

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Cypress College ranks 1,097 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1097 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  71.07 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 8,806 female students and 6,873 male students at Cypress College.

International Students at Cypress College

Students from 41 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Vietnam, South Korea, and Japan.

Learn more about international students at Cypress College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
45.61% 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  83.25 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Cypress College, 45.61% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 3,657
20-21 3,492
22-24 3,111
25-29 2,544
35 and over 1,342
30-34 1,003
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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