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Mount St. Mary's College Demographics & Diversity

Los Angeles, California

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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 Mount St. Mary's College are primarily Hispanic with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 91% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Mount St. Mary's College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Mount St. Mary's College students
Race Percent of Students
White 9%
Black 7%
Hispanic 62%
Asian 16%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Mount St. Mary's College is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Mount St. Mary's College with a gender ratio of 90% women to 10% men.  Though it is a women's college, 10.44% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mount St. Mary's College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mount St. Mary's College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 10%
Women 90%
Enrollment by gender for Mount St. Mary's College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 274
Women 2,351

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Mount St. Mary's College serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mount St. Mary's College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,943 per year

71% 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 25.6%
Part time Undergrads 23%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=119173 IPEDS survey data for Mount St. Mary's College.