Private 4 Year

McDaniel College Demographics & Diversity

Westminster, Maryland

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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 McDaniel College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of McDaniel College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 14%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 1%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at McDaniel College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, McDaniel College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for McDaniel College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for McDaniel College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,034
Women 1,897

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

McDaniel College serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 75 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for McDaniel College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 75%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$83,552 per year

38% 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 4.9%
Part time Undergrads 0.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=164270 IPEDS survey data for McDaniel College.