Morris College Demographics & Diversity

Sumter, South Carolina

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Morris College are almost exclusively Black with a small Hispanic population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 100% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Morris College is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Morris College students
Race Percent of Students
White 0%
Black 98%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at Morris College with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Morris College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Morris College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Morris College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 261
Women 388

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Morris College serves a very low number of students outside of South Carolina, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Morris College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 12%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$45,549 per year

92% 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 10.7%
Part time Undergrads 1.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=218399 IPEDS survey data for Morris College.

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