Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at McMurry are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of MacMurray College students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 12%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 8% more male students than female students enrolled at MacMurray College with a gender ratio of 52% men to 48% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, McMurry has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for MacMurray College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 52%
Women 48%
Enrollment by gender for MacMurray College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 285
Women 263

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

McMurry serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 74 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for MacMurray College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 74%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,876 per year

63% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
548
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.9%
Part time Undergrads 4.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146825 IPEDS survey data for MacMurray College.