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UWest Demographics & Diversity

Rosemead, California

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UWest are predominantly Hispanic with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has very high racial diversity. 91% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of the West students
Race Percent of Students
White 9%
Black 2%
Hispanic 41%
Asian 9%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 34%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 56% more female students than male students enrolled at University of the West with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UWest has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of the West students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of the West students
Gender Number of Students
Men 93
Women 145

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UWest serves a very low number of students outside of California, with 57 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of the West students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 57%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 29%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
Not Available

71% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.2%
Part time Undergrads 12.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=449870 IPEDS survey data for University of the West.