Massachusetts Maritime Academy Demographics & Diversity

Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

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 Massachusetts Maritime Academy are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Massachusetts Maritime Academy students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 475% more male students than female students enrolled at Massachusetts Maritime Academy with a gender ratio of 85% men to 15% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Massachusetts Maritime Academy has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Massachusetts Maritime Academy students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 85%
Women 15%
Enrollment by gender for Massachusetts Maritime Academy students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,535
Women 267

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Massachusetts Maritime Academy serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Massachusetts Maritime Academy students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,684 per year

16% 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 2.7%
Part time Undergrads 2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166692 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts Maritime Academy.