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Minnesota Demographics & Diversity

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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 are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of University of Minnesota Twin Cities students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 9%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 25% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Minnesota Twin Cities with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Minnesota has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Minnesota Twin Cities students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for University of Minnesota Twin Cities students
Gender Number of Students
Men 24,390
Women 30,565

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

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

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Minnesota Twin Cities students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 68%
Out of State 26%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,741 per year

21% 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 10.3%
Part time Undergrads 7.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174066 IPEDS survey data for University of Minnesota Twin Cities.