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Muhlenberg College Demographics & Diversity

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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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 Muhlenberg College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Muhlenberg College students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 3%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Muhlenberg College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Muhlenberg College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Muhlenberg College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Muhlenberg College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 849
Women 1,246

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Muhlenberg College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 70% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Muhlenberg College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 30%
Out of State 69%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$89,504 per year

18% 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 7.2%
Part time Undergrads 2.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=214175 IPEDS survey data for Muhlenberg College.