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Montreat College Demographics & Diversity

Montreat, North Carolina

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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 Montreat College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Montreat College students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 16%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 2% more male students than female students enrolled at Montreat College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Montreat College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Montreat College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Montreat College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 512
Women 501

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Montreat College serves a low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 56 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Montreat College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 56%
Out of State 40%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,225 per year

43% 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 32.3%
Part time Undergrads 30.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199032 IPEDS survey data for Montreat College.