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AUM Demographics & Diversity

Montgomery, Alabama

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at AUM are mainly White with a significant Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Auburn University at Montgomery students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 35%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 90% more female students than male students enrolled at Auburn University at Montgomery with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, AUM has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Auburn University at Montgomery students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Auburn University at Montgomery students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,746
Women 3,322

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

AUM serves a very low number of students outside of Alabama, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Auburn University at Montgomery students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,723 per year

56% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 22.6%
Part time Undergrads 25.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=100830 IPEDS survey data for Auburn University at Montgomery.