UMass Dartmouth Demographics & Diversity

North Dartmouth, Massachusetts

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 UMass Dartmouth are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 14%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 0.3% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Massachusetts Dartmouth with a gender ratio of 50% women to 50% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UMass Dartmouth has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 50%
Women 50%
Enrollment by gender for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,250
Women 4,263

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UMass Dartmouth serves a very low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,067 per year

42% 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 14.3%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=167987 IPEDS survey data for University of Massachusetts Dartmouth.

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