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Montclair State University Demographics & Diversity

Montclair, New Jersey

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Montclair State University are predominantly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 56% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Montclair State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 44%
Black 11%
Hispanic 25%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 9%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 72% more female students than male students enrolled at Montclair State University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Montclair State University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Montclair State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Montclair State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 7,752
Women 13,363

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Montclair State University serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Montclair State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,914 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
21,115
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.5%
Part time Undergrads 11.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185590 IPEDS survey data for Montclair State University.

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