University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

U-M Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is University of Michigan - Ann Arbor? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth and stats about diversity at U-M. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

U-M Student Population

How Many Students Attend University of Michigan - Ann Arbor?

U-M total enrollment is approximately 48,090 students.

30,204 are undergraduates and 15,306 are graduate students.

U-M Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time U-M undergraduate population is made up of 50% women, and 50% men.

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U-M Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 17,022
Asian 4,653
International 2,394
Hispanic 2,095
Multi-Ethnic 1,429
Unknown 1,353
Black or African American 1,210
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 13

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U-M Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 51% of full-time grad students are women, and 49% men.

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U-M Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 6,721
International 4,469
Asian 1,386
Hispanic 905
Black or African American 728
Unknown 641
Multi-Ethnic 420
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2

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High Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

U-M achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #82 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  82 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  97.69 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does U-M Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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U-M is considered to have excellent overall diversity when compared to the nationwide average.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

U-M is ranked 1,439 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1439 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  62.05 out of 100
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Many students value the opportunity to meet and learn from those with different ethnic and racial heritage, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school like this one.

U-M Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 25,106
International 7,271
Asian 6,397
Hispanic 3,131
Unknown 2,117
Black or African American 2,050
Multi-Ethnic 1,929
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 16

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 16,714
Asian 2,096
Black or African American 1,750
Multi-Ethnic 403
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 11
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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U-M ranks 48 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  48 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  98.76 out of 100
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This school is more popular with men than with women.

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There are approximately 23,971 female students and 24,119 male students at U-M.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of U-M is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.88 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 12,798 female teachers and 10,658 male teachers.

High Geographic Diversity

Top 10% in Geographic Diversity
46.34% Out of State
5.14% Out of the Country

U-M ranks 186 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

46.34% of U-M students come from out of state, and 5.14% 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
Michigan 3,402
New York 457
Illinois 457
California 419
New Jersey 295

International Students at U-M

Students from 125 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
57.91% 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  72.42 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At U-M, 57.91% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 13,380
20-21 13,262
22-24 7,991
25-29 7,170
30-34 2,144
35 and over 1,090
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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