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UM-Dearborn Demographics & Diversity

Dearborn, 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 UM-Dearborn are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Michigan Dearborn students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 9%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 24% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Michigan Dearborn with a gender ratio of 55% men to 45% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UM-Dearborn has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Michigan Dearborn students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 55%
Women 45%
Enrollment by gender for University of Michigan Dearborn students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,554
Women 3,669

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UM-Dearborn serves a very low number of students outside of Michigan, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Michigan Dearborn students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,620 per year

46% 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 22.4%
Part time Undergrads 28.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=171137 IPEDS survey data for University of Michigan Dearborn.