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Montana State University-Northern Demographics & Diversity

Havre, Montana

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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 Montana State University-Northern are mostly White with a smaller American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Montana State University Northern is a Native American Serving Non-Tribal Institution (NASNTI). It is not controlled by a Native American tribe but it serves a percentage of American Indian and Alaska Native students.

Racial demographics of Montana State University Northern students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 2%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 13%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 30% more male students than female students enrolled at Montana State University Northern with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Montana State University-Northern has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Montana State University Northern students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for Montana State University Northern students
Gender Number of Students
Men 593
Women 457

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Montana State University-Northern serves a very low number of students outside of Montana, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Montana State University Northern students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,741 per year

47% 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 30.2%
Part time Undergrads 23.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180522 IPEDS survey data for Montana State University Northern.