Montgomery College Demographics & Diversity

Rockville, Maryland

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 Montgomery College are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 74% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of Montgomery College students
Race Percent of Students
White 26%
Black 26%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 11%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 9%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 16% more female students than male students enrolled at Montgomery College with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Montgomery College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Montgomery College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Montgomery College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 10,064
Women 11,656

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Montgomery College serves a very low number of students outside of Maryland, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Montgomery College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 10%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$87,732 per year

45% 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 34.7%
Part time Undergrads 60.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163426 IPEDS survey data for Montgomery College.