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Wilmington University Demographics & Diversity

New Castle, Delaware

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Wilmington University are mainly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wilmington University students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 25%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 3%
Race Unknown 12%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 97% more female students than male students enrolled at Wilmington University with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wilmington University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wilmington University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Wilmington University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,424
Women 8,705

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wilmington University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 63% of the student body residing outside of Delaware or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wilmington University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 37%
Out of State 61%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,924 per year

35% 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 59.7%
Part time Undergrads 60%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=131113 IPEDS survey data for Wilmington University.