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Blue Mountain, Mississippi

Blue Mountain College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Blue Mountain College are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 14% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Blue Mountain College students
Race Percent of Students
White 86%
Black 10%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 14% more female students than male students enrolled at Blue Mountain College with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Blue Mountain College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Blue Mountain College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for Blue Mountain College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 299
Women 341

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Blue Mountain College serves a very low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 74 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Blue Mountain College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 74%
Out of State 23%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$44,968 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
640
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.2%
Part time Undergrads 8.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175430 IPEDS survey data for Blue Mountain College.