Medgar Evers College

Medgar Demographics & Diversity Report

College Factual's 2021 diversity analysis highlights the racial demographics, age range, gender ratios, and geographic origins of Medgar students.

Medgar Student Population

5,798 Total Students

How Many Students Attend Medgar Evers College?

Medgar total enrollment is approximately 5,798 students.

Medgar Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Medgar undergraduate population is made up of 71% women, and 29% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Medgar Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 3,107
Hispanic 652
Asian 118
International 95
Multi-Ethnic 75
White 53
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Below Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Medgar achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #2,941 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  2941 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  16.31 out of 100
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A lower overall diversity school means the student body is not very diverse when it comes to race/ethnicity, ages, genders, and locations.

How Does Medgar Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Medgar is considered below average in terms of overall diversity on a national level. Some areas of diversity in the school may be better than others.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

96% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Medgar is ranked 2,706 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2706 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  28.61 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

Medgar Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
Black or African American 4,415
Hispanic 867
Asian 163
International 143
White 96
Multi-Ethnic 93
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8
Unknown 0

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Medgar Evers College Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
Black or African American 728
White 100
Asian 60
Multi-Ethnic 16
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Medgar.

Average Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Medgar ranks 2,827 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  2827 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  25.42 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 4,145 female students and 1,653 male students at Medgar.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Medgar is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  99.80 out of 100.
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There are more male teachers than female teachers at this school.


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There are approximately 505 female teachers and 507 male teachers.

Low Geographic Diversity

0.35% Out of State
0.26% Out of the Country

Medgar ranks 1,940 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

0.35% of Medgar students come from out of state, and 0.26% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  11 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 5 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
New York 1,134
Florida 1
Maine 1
North Carolina 1
Georgia 1

International Students at Medgar

Students from 170 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, South Korea, and India.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
37.09% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  91.00 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Medgar, 37.09% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 1,401
35 and over 1,199
20-21 1,066
25-29 1,060
22-24 1,057
30-34 568
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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