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University of Maine-Machias Demographics & Diversity

Machias, Maine

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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 University of Maine-Machias are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% 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 Machias students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 4%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 4%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 144% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Maine at Machias with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Maine-Machias 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 Machias students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for University of Maine at Machias students
Gender Number of Students
Men 196
Women 479

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Maine-Machias serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Maine at Machias students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$46,260 per year

61% 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 35.4%
Part time Undergrads 25.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161244 IPEDS survey data for University of Maine at Machias.