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Murray State College Demographics & Diversity

Tishomingo, Oklahoma

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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 Murray State College are mainly White with a smaller Multiracial population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Murray State College 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 Murray State College students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 4%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 9%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 14%
International 11%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 111% more female students than male students enrolled at Murray State College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Murray State College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Murray State College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Murray State College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 690
Women 1,453

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Murray State College serves a very low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Murray State College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 13%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$39,757 per year

63% 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 30.6%
Part time Undergrads 38.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=207236 IPEDS survey data for Murray State College.