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UMF Demographics & Diversity

Farmington, Maine

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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 UMF are mostly White with a small Multiracial population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% 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 Farmington students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 140% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Maine at Farmington with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UMF 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 Farmington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for University of Maine at Farmington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 548
Women 1,314

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UMF serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Maine at Farmington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,400 per year

52% 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 6.9%
Part time Undergrads 4.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161226 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine at Farmington.