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MICA Demographics & Diversity

Baltimore, Maryland

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MICA are predominantly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 52% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Maryland Institute College of Art students
Race Percent of Students
White 48%
Black 6%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 13%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 15%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 187% more female students than male students enrolled at Maryland Institute College of Art with a gender ratio of 74% women to 26% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MICA has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Maryland Institute College of Art students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 26%
Women 74%
Enrollment by gender for Maryland Institute College of Art students
Gender Number of Students
Men 563
Women 1,615

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

MICA serves a high number of out-of-state students with 84% of the student body residing outside of Maryland or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Maryland Institute College of Art students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 16%
Out of State 55%
Foreign 27%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$80,395 per year

21% 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 6.8%
Part time Undergrads 3.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163295 IPEDS survey data for Maryland Institute College of Art.