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Miami Demographics & Diversity

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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 people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 20% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Miami with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Miami has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Miami students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for University of Miami students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,801
Women 10,601

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Miami serves a high number of out-of-state students with 77% 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 23%
Out of State 68%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,124 per year

15% 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 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.