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Mount St. Mary's University Demographics & Diversity

Emmitsburg, 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 Mount St. Mary's University are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mount St Mary's University students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 12%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more male students than female students enrolled at Mount St Mary's University with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mount St. Mary's University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Mount St Mary's University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Mount St Mary's University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,232
Women 1,174

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Mount St. Mary's University serves a low number of students outside of Maryland, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mount St Mary's University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 56%
Out of State 43%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$81,781 per year

27% 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 8.2%
Part time Undergrads 5.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=163462 IPEDS survey data for Mount St Mary's University.