Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UAM are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Arkansas at Monticello students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 29%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 34% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Arkansas at Monticello with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UAM has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Arkansas at Monticello students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for University of Arkansas at Monticello students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,330
Women 1,781

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UAM serves a very low number of students outside of Arkansas, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Arkansas at Monticello students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,642 per year

67% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,111
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.9%
Part time Undergrads 18.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=106485 IPEDS survey data for University of Arkansas at Monticello.