Michigan State Demographics & DiversityEast Lansing, Michigan
A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Michigan State are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
Gender DiversityVery High
There are 8% more female students than male students enrolled at Michigan State University with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Michigan State has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.
|Gender||Percent of Students|
|Gender||Number of Students|
Geographic DiversityVery Low
Michigan State serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.
|Origin||Percent of Students|
|Out of State||
Median Household Income$72,140 per year
19% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||3.2%|
|Part time Undergrads||8.8%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171100 IPEDS survey data for Michigan State University.