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Metropolitan State College of Denver Demographics & Diversity

Denver, Colorado

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Metropolitan State College of Denver are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Metropolitan State College of Denver students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 6%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at Metropolitan State College of Denver with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Metropolitan State College of Denver has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Metropolitan State College of Denver students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Metropolitan State College of Denver students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,257
Women 10,935

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Metropolitan State College of Denver serves a very low number of students outside of Colorado, with 98 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Metropolitan State College of Denver students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 98%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,857 per year

41% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
20,192
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 43%
Part time Undergrads 38.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=127565 IPEDS survey data for Metropolitan State College of Denver.


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