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UMA Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UMA are mostly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has very low racial diversity. 14% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Maine at Augusta students
Race Percent of Students
White 86%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 129% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Maine at Augusta with a gender ratio of 70% women to 30% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UMA has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Maine at Augusta students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 30%
Women 70%
Enrollment by gender for University of Maine at Augusta students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,253
Women 2,875

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UMA serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 96 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Maine at Augusta students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 96%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,750 per year

65% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,128
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 64.8%
Part time Undergrads 60.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161217 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine at Augusta.