Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Messenger College are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Messenger College students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 18%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 2%
Race Unknown 8%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more female students than male students enrolled at Messenger College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Messenger College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Messenger College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Messenger College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 22
Women 23

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Messenger College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 75% of the student body residing outside of Missouri or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Messenger College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 25%
Out of State 75%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,706 per year

75% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
45
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.4%
Part time Undergrads 39.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=417752 IPEDS survey data for Messenger College.