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University of Southern Maine Demographics & Diversity

Portland, 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 University of Southern Maine are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 18% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Southern Maine students
Race Percent of Students
White 82%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Southern Maine with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Southern Maine has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Southern Maine students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of Southern Maine students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,209
Women 4,931

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Southern Maine serves a very low number of students outside of Maine, with 81 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Southern Maine students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 81%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,065 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
8,140
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32%
Part time Undergrads 30.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=161554 IPEDS survey data for University of Southern Maine.