Student Population at Messiah
2021 Student Population
A total of 3,370 students have enrolled at Messiah University - 2,614 undergraduate and 756 graduate.
By gender, 1,264 male and 2,106 female students are attending the school. By attendance status, there are 2,714 full-time students and 656 part-time students.
The number of students at Messiah University is large compared to Private (not-for-profit), 4-Years Colleges in Pennsylvania. Compared to similar schools in rankings such as The Art Institutes of York-PA and Cedar Crest College, its population is very large (average population is 1,191).
Messiah University offers online degree/certificate programs and 501 students enrolled in online programs.
Enrollment by Gender/Attending Status
By gender, there are 1,264 male and 2,106 female students attending the school. The male-to-female ratio is 0.60 to 1 and the ratio is lower (relatively less men students at the school) (the average male-to-female ratio over all U.S. colleges is 0.75 to 1).
The following table and chart show the student population by gender and attending status.
Gender Distribution Table
Gedner Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity
By race/ethnicity, there are 2,710 White students (80.42%) and 192 Hispanic students (5.70%) at Messiah University(top 2 most races/ethnicities). The following table summarizes the population diversity by race at Messiah University.
Enrollment by Race/Ethnicity Table
|American Indian or Alaska Native||3||2||1|
|Black or African American||85||33||52|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||1||1||0|
|Two or More Races||88||38||50|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0||0||0|
|Black or African American||55||25||30|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0||0||0|
|Two or More Races||20||4||16|
Race/Ethnicity Distribution Chart
Enrollment by Student Age
By age, there are 2,789 students whose age under twenty five and 338 students whose age is over thirty years old at Messiah University.
Especially, 154 students are younger than eighteen and 2 students are older than sixty five.
The following table and chart show the student population by student age at Messiah University.
Enrollment by Student Age Table
|65 and over||2||1||1|
Student Age Distribution Chart
Online Student Population
At Messiah University, 1,468 students (43.56% of total enrollment) take online classes to get their degrees. Among them, 501 students enrolled exclusively in online classes (i.e. no off-line attendance required) and others are taking online courses with off-line courses. The following tables describe the number of students who enrolled in one or more online courses.
By location of enrolled students, 330 students live in Pennsylvania where Messiah University is located in and 162 students have enrolled from other states.
Online Enrollment Table
|Enrolled Exclusively in Online Classes||501||33||468|
|Enrolled Some in Online Classes||967||752||215|
|Not Enrolled in Online Classes||1,902||1,829||73|
|Total (Enrolled Excl.)||501||33||468|
|Other State in U.S.||162||2||160|
|Outside of U.S.||9||0||9|