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Lewis University Demographics & Diversity

Romeoville, Illinois

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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 Lewis University are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Lewis University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 6%
Hispanic 19%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 21% more female students than male students enrolled at Lewis University with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Lewis University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Lewis University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for Lewis University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,803
Women 3,380

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Lewis University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Lewis University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 11%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,812 per year

37% 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 20.8%
Part time Undergrads 15.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=146612 IPEDS survey data for Lewis University.