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Muhlenberg College Demographics & Diversity

Allentown, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

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%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 54% more female students than male students enrolled at Muhlenberg College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% 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 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Muhlenberg College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 923
Women 1,417

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Muhlenberg College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 73% 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 27%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$89,504 per year

11% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,340
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.