2021 Student Population

A total of 20,573 students have enrolled at College of the Canyons (all undergraduate).
By gender, 10,953 male and 9,620 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 6,078 full-time students and 14,495 part-time students.
The number of students at College of the Canyons is very large compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as College of Alameda and Barstow Community College, its population is very large (average population is 5,231).
College of the Canyons offers online degree/certificate programs and 4,201 students enrolled in online programs.

Enrollment Chart

Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status

By gender, there are 10,953 male and 9,620 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 1.14 to 1 and the ratio is extremely higher (less women students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.

Gender Distribution Table

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

Gedner Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity

By race/ethnicity, there are 10,381 Hispanic students (50.46%) and 5,579 White students (27.12%) at College of the Canyons(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at College of the Canyons.

Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table

Population by Race/Ethnicity at College of the Canyons
American Indian or Alaska Native644519
Black or African American1,084619465
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander492722
Two or More Races554254300
Race/Ethnicity Unknown515373142
Total 20,57310,9539,620

Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart

Enrollment by Student Age

By age, there are 11,842 students whose age under twenty five and 6,071 students whose age is over thirty years old at College of the Canyons.
Especially, 1,945 students are younger than eighteen and 53 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at College of the Canyons.

Enrollment by Student Age Table

Population by Student Age at College of the Canyons
Total20,573 10,9539,620
Under 181,945 7791,166
18-194,770 2,2372,533
20-212,797 1,3351,462
22-242,330 1,1451,185
25-292,660 1,4481,212
30-341,634 969665
35-391,245 833412
40-491,937 1,332605
50-641,202 845357
65 and over53 3023
Total 20,573 10,9539,620

Student Age Distribution Chart

Online Student Population

At College of the Canyons, 11,236 students (54.62% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 4,201 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 4,116 students live in California where College of the Canyons is located in and 0 students have enrolled from other states.

Online Enrollment Table

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes4,201
Enrolled Some in Online Classes7,035
Not Enrolled in Online Classes9,337
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)4,201
California Residents4,116
Other State in U.S.0
Outside of U.S.26

Online Enrollment Chart