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The University of West Florida Demographics & Diversity

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at The University of West Florida are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 35% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The University of West Florida students
Race Percent of Students
White 65%
Black 13%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of West Florida with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, The University of West Florida has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of West Florida students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for The University of West Florida students
Gender Number of Students
Men 5,122
Women 7,725

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

The University of West Florida serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of West Florida students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,753 per year

36% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
12,847
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.7%
Part time Undergrads 28.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=138354 IPEDS survey data for The University of West Florida.