Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Miami are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Miami students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 8%
Hispanic 22%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 14%
Race Unknown 5%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Miami with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Miami has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Miami students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Miami students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,180
Women 9,151

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Miami serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of Florida or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Miami students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 14%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,124 per year

13% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
17,331
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.9%
Part time Undergrads 4.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=135726 IPEDS survey data for University of Miami.