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MLC Demographics & Diversity

New Ulm, Minnesota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MLC are almost exclusively White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 7% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Martin Luther College students
Race Percent of Students
White 93%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at Martin Luther College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MLC has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Martin Luther College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Martin Luther College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 413
Women 467

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

MLC serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 79% of the student body residing outside of Minnesota or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Martin Luther College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 20%
Out of State 78%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,939 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 13.3%
Part time Undergrads 5.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173452 IPEDS survey data for Martin Luther College.