University of Missouri-Kansas City Demographics & Diversity

Kansas City, Missouri

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 University of Missouri-Kansas City are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 42% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Missouri Kansas City students
Race Percent of Students
White 58%
Black 15%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 33% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Missouri Kansas City with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Missouri-Kansas City has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Missouri Kansas City students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for University of Missouri Kansas City students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,018
Women 9,357

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Missouri-Kansas City serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Missouri Kansas City students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,187 per year

38% 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 19.8%
Part time Undergrads 18.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=178402 IPEDS survey data for University of Missouri Kansas City.

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