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 MSOE are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Milwaukee School of Engineering students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 2%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 13%
Race Unknown 8%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 175% more male students than female students enrolled at Milwaukee School of Engineering with a gender ratio of 73% men to 27% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MSOE has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Milwaukee School of Engineering students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 73%
Women 27%
Enrollment by gender for Milwaukee School of Engineering students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,067
Women 753

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

MSOE serves a low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 60 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Milwaukee School of Engineering students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 60%
Out of State 37%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,757 per year

30% 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 14.3%
Part time Undergrads 5.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239318 IPEDS survey data for Milwaukee School of Engineering.

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