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Middle Tennessee State University Demographics & Diversity

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Middle Tennessee State University are primarily White with a sizeable Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Middle Tennessee State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 22%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Middle Tennessee State University with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Middle Tennessee State University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Middle Tennessee State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Middle Tennessee State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 9,771
Women 11,860

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Middle Tennessee State University serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Middle Tennessee State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,340 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
21,631
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 22.1%
Part time Undergrads 17%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=220978 IPEDS survey data for Middle Tennessee State University.

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