Morningside College Demographics & Diversity

Sioux City, Iowa

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Morningside College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Morningside College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 1%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 114% more female students than male students enrolled at Morningside College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Morningside College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Morningside College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Morningside College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 860
Women 1,838

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Morningside College serves a low number of students outside of Iowa, with 46 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Morningside College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 46%
Out of State 49%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,990 per year

32% 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%
Part time Undergrads 1.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154004 IPEDS survey data for Morningside College.