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Morgan State Demographics & Diversity

Baltimore, Maryland

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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 Morgan State are mostly Black with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very low racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Morgan State University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Morgan State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 83%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 61% more female students than male students enrolled at Morgan State University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Morgan State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Morgan State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Morgan State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,483
Women 5,618

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Morgan State serves a high number of out-of-state students with 53% of the student body residing outside of Maryland or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Morgan State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 47%
Out of State 51%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,566 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 19.3%
Part time Undergrads 11.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163453 IPEDS survey data for Morgan State University.