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Northwood University-Michigan Demographics & Diversity

Midland, Michigan

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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 Northwood University-Michigan are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Northwood University Michigan students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 9%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 13%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 31% more male students than female students enrolled at Northwood University Michigan with a gender ratio of 57% men to 43% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Northwood University-Michigan has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Northwood University Michigan students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 57%
Women 43%
Enrollment by gender for Northwood University Michigan students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,799
Women 1,378

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Northwood University-Michigan serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 79 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Northwood University Michigan students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 79%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,809 per year

28% 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 40.9%
Part time Undergrads 37%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171492 IPEDS survey data for Northwood University Michigan.