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Alma College Demographics & Diversity

Alma, Michigan

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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 Alma College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

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

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at Alma College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alma College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Alma College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Alma College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 600
Women 835

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Alma College serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Alma College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,676 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,435
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.5%
Part time Undergrads 1.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168591 IPEDS survey data for Alma College.