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Mount Olive College Demographics & Diversity

Mount Olive, 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 Mount Olive College are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 50% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Mount Olive College students
Race Percent of Students
White 50%
Black 29%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 3%
Race Unknown 6%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at Mount Olive College with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Mount Olive College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Mount Olive College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Mount Olive College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,132
Women 2,076

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Mount Olive College serves a very low number of students outside of North Carolina, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Mount Olive College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 9%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,727 per year

53% 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 64.5%
Part time Undergrads 55.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=199069 IPEDS survey data for Mount Olive College.