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MC Demographics & Diversity

Clinton, Mississippi

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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 MC are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mississippi College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 19%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 64% more female students than male students enrolled at Mississippi College with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mississippi College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for Mississippi College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,495
Women 2,451

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

MC serves a low number of students outside of Mississippi, with 46 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mississippi College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 46%
Out of State 50%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,824 per year

29% 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 14.3%
Part time Undergrads 8.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=176053 IPEDS survey data for Mississippi College.