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MSU Moorhead Demographics & Diversity

Moorhead, 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 MSU Moorhead are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% 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 Moorhead students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 3%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 7%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 84% more female students than male students enrolled at Minnesota State University Moorhead with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MSU Moorhead has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Minnesota State University Moorhead students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Minnesota State University Moorhead students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,650
Women 3,032

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

MSU Moorhead serves a low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 68 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Minnesota State University Moorhead students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 68%
Out of State 28%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,641 per year

30% 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 18%
Part time Undergrads 15.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174358 IPEDS survey data for Minnesota State University Moorhead.