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Missoula, Montana

The University of Montana Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at The University of Montana are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The University of Montana students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 3%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 2%
Race Unknown 5%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 34% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Montana with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, The University of Montana has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Montana students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Montana students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,689
Women 6,273

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

The University of Montana serves a low number of students outside of Montana, with 66 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Montana students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 66%
Out of State 33%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,573 per year

34% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,962
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 24.2%
Part time Undergrads 15.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=180489 IPEDS survey data for The University of Montana.