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Minnesota State University-Mankato Demographics & Diversity

Mankato, Minnesota

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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 Minnesota State University-Mankato are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 24% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Minnesota State University Mankato students
Race Percent of Students
White 76%
Black 5%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Minnesota State University Mankato with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Minnesota State University-Mankato has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Minnesota State University Mankato students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Minnesota State University Mankato students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,436
Women 8,325

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Minnesota State University-Mankato serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Minnesota State University Mankato students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 15%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,314 per year

27% 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 10.9%
Part time Undergrads 11.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=173920 IPEDS survey data for Minnesota State University Mankato.