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 Chart

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

Population by Gender/Attending Status at

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

Population by Race/Ethnicity at Compton College
American Indian or Alaska Native945
Black or African American952287665
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander25718
Two or More Races983167
Race/Ethnicity Unknown832954
Total 4,2361,4612,775

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

Population by Student Age at Compton College
Total4,236 1,4612,775
Under 181,442 572870
18-19376 173203
20-21409 181228
22-24469 159310
25-29544 150394
30-34388 77311
35-39244 49195
40-49221 48173
50-64120 4080
65 and over23 1211
Total 4,236 1,4612,775

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

Enrollment TypeStudent Location
Online Student Population
Number of Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes1,456
Enrolled Some in Online Classes951
Not Enrolled in Online Classes1,829
Online Student Population by Student Location
Number of Students
Total (Enrolled Excl.)1,456
California Residents1,435
Other State in U.S.3
Outside of U.S.12

Online Enrollment Chart