Student Population at Compton
4,236 (all undergraduate)
2022 Student Population
A total of 4,236 students have enrolled at Compton College (all undergraduate).
By gender, 1,461 male and 2,775 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 742 full-time students and 3,494 part-time students.
The number of students at Compton College is very small compared to Public, 2-4 Years Colleges in California. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as Lake Tahoe Community College and Laney College, its population is relatively small (average population is 4,899).
Compton College offers online degree/certificate programs and 1,456 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,461 male and 2,775 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.53 to 1 and the ratio is very lower (more 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
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 2,763 Hispanic students (65.23%) and 952 Black or African American students (22.47%) at Compton College(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Compton College.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||9||4||5|
|Black or African American||952||287||665|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||25||7||18|
|Two or More Races||98||31||67|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 2,696 students whose age under twenty five and 996 students whose age is over thirty years old at Compton College.
Especially, 1,442 students are younger than eighteen and 23 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Compton College.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||23||12||11|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Compton College, 2,407 students (56.82% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 1,456 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, 1,435 students live in California where Compton College is located in and 3 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Number of Students|
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||1,456|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||951|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,829|
|Number of Students|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||1,456|
|Other State in U.S.||3|
|Outside of U.S.||12|