Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MATC are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Milwaukee Area Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 30%
Hispanic 13%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 37% more female students than male students enrolled at Milwaukee Area Technical College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MATC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Milwaukee Area Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Milwaukee Area Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 6,438
Women 8,840

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

MATC serves a very low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Milwaukee Area Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,211 per year

59% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
15,278
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 60.2%
Part time Undergrads 67.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239248 IPEDS survey data for Milwaukee Area Technical College.

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