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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 26% more female students than male students enrolled at Morgan State University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Morgan State has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Morgan State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Morgan State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,405
Women 4,307

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Morgan State serves a low number of students outside of Maryland, with 64 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Morgan State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 64%
Out of State 35%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,566 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,712
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.

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