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MSU Bozeman Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Montana State University? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the true stats about diversity at MSU Bozeman. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

MSU Bozeman Student Population

How Many Students Attend Montana State University?

MSU Bozeman total enrollment is approximately 16,692 students.

12,359 are undergraduates and 487 are graduate students.

MSU Bozeman Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time MSU Bozeman undergraduate population is made up of 46% women, and 54% men.

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MSU Bozeman Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 10,469
Multi-Ethnic 616
Hispanic 526
International 321
Asian 116
Unknown 114
Black or African American 45
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 12

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

MSU Bozeman Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 53% of full-time grad students are women, and 47% men.

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MSU Bozeman Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 408
International 36
Multi-Ethnic 16
Hispanic 14
Unknown 4
Asian 2
Black or African American 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

MSU Bozeman achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #519 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  519 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  85.26 out of 100
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College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does MSU Bozeman Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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MSU Bozeman is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Below Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

MSU Bozeman is ranked 3,187 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  3187 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  15.91 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.

MSU Bozeman Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 13,972
Multi-Ethnic 811
Hispanic 735
International 514
Unknown 201
Asian 158
Black or African American 69
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Montana State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 2,898
Asian 71
Multi-Ethnic 46
Black or African American 22
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

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MSU Bozeman ranks 681 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  681 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  82.05 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 7,933 female students and 8,759 male students at MSU Bozeman.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of MSU Bozeman is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  88.16 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 1,856 female teachers and 1,463 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
49.3% Out of State
1.26% Out of the Country

MSU Bozeman ranks 191 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

49.3% of MSU Bozeman students come from out of state, and 1.26% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  91 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 47 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Montana 1,742
Washington 331
Colorado 256
California 248
Oregon 110

International Students at MSU Bozeman

Students from 78 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and China.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
59.60% 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  74.35 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At MSU Bozeman, 59.60% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 5,361
20-21 4,540
22-24 3,113
25-29 1,764
35 and over 893
30-34 671
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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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