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 Michigan are primarily White with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Michigan students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 4%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 13%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 6%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 2% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Michigan with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Michigan has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Michigan students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for University of Michigan students
Gender Number of Students
Men 23,632
Women 23,084

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Michigan serves a low number of students outside of Michigan, with 53 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Michigan students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 53%
Out of State 43%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,145 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 1.8%
Part time Undergrads 3.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=170976 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan.

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