Mars Hill University

Mars Hill Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the Mars Hill student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we ran the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and geographic origins of college campuses accross the country. See how Mars Hill University fared in our 2021 diversity report.

Mars Hill Student Population

How Many Students Attend Mars Hill University?

Mars Hill total enrollment is approximately 1,066 students.

987 are undergraduates and 11 are graduate students.

Mars Hill Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Mars Hill undergraduate population is made up of 53% women, and 47% men.

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For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Mars Hill Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 620
Black or African American 179
Hispanic 73
International 45
Multi-Ethnic 44
Asian 7
Unknown 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Mars Hill Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 45% of full-time grad students are women, and 55% men.

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Mars Hill Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7
International 3
Black or African American 1
Asian 0
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Mars Hill achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #769 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  769 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  78.14 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 Mars Hill Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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Mars Hill overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Above Average when it Comes to Racial/Ethnic Diversity

30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Mars Hill is ranked 1,441 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1441 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  62.00 out of 100
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Many students are seeking a school with high levels of racial/ethnic diversity. This not only creates an atmosphere where those who are typically in the minority feel more supported, but also allows more interaction between racial groups leading to the open exchange of ideas and values.

Mars Hill Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 688
Black or African American 184
Hispanic 74
International 48
Multi-Ethnic 44
Asian 7
Unknown 7
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Mars Hill University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 341
Black or African American 9
Asian 1
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Multi-Ethnic 0
Unknown 0

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Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Mars Hill ranks 600 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  600 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  84.19 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 579 female students and 487 male students at Mars Hill.

Close to Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Mars Hill is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  83.38 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 207 female teachers and 148 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

25.52% Out of State
3.03% Out of the Country

Mars Hill ranks 1,053 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

25.52% of Mars Hill students come from out of state, and 3.03% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  51 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 17 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
North Carolina 286
Florida 29
South Carolina 20
Georgia 15
Virginia 8

International Students at Mars Hill

Students from 24 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Canada, United Kingdom, and Brazil.

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Above Average Student Age Diversity

Above Average Student Age Diversity
75.65% 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  63.80 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Mars Hill, 75.65% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 560
20-21 406
22-24 143
35 and over 64
25-29 54
30-34 39
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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