El Camino College

El Camino College Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity report highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of El Camino College students.

El Camino College Student Population

24,223 Total Students

How Many Students Attend El Camino College?

El Camino College total enrollment is approximately 24,223 students.

El Camino College Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time El Camino College undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

El Camino College Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 3,150
Unknown 1,826
Black or African American 896
Asian 840
White 750
International 412
Multi-Ethnic 314
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 37

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

El Camino College achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,566 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1566 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  55.45 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 El Camino College Diversity Compare to National Averages?


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

Extremely Racially/Ethnically Diverse

71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

El Camino College is ranked 432 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  432 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  88.62 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.

El Camino College Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Hispanic 10,708
Unknown 4,208
Black or African American 3,031
Asian 2,389
White 2,364
Multi-Ethnic 904
International 490
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 91

Near Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

El Camino College ranks 259 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  259 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  93.19 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 12,315 female students and 11,908 male students at El Camino College.

International Students at El Camino College

Students from 72 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Japan, China, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at El Camino College.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
48.61% 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  84.89 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At El Camino College, 48.61% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 6,593
20-21 5,242
22-24 4,210
25-29 3,193
35 and over 2,329
30-34 1,362
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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