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ULM Demographics & Diversity

Monroe, Louisiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at ULM are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Louisiana Monroe students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 25%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 88% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Louisiana Monroe with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, ULM has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Louisiana Monroe students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for University of Louisiana Monroe students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,225
Women 6,066

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

ULM serves a very low number of students outside of Louisiana, with 89 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Louisiana Monroe students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 89%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 4%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,063 per year

45% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
9,291
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.9%
Part time Undergrads 16.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=159993 IPEDS survey data for University of Louisiana Monroe.