Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at AMC are almost exclusively Black with a small Hispanic population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 99% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Atlanta Metropolitan College is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

Racial demographics of Atlanta Metropolitan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 93%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 92% more female students than male students enrolled at Atlanta Metropolitan College with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, AMC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Atlanta Metropolitan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Atlanta Metropolitan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 749
Women 1,438

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

AMC serves a very low number of students outside of Georgia, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Atlanta Metropolitan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,064 per year

80% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,187
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 35.1%
Part time Undergrads 53.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138901 IPEDS survey data for Atlanta Metropolitan College.