Iowa Wesleyan College Demographics & Diversity

Mount Pleasant, Iowa

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 Iowa Wesleyan College are mainly White with a small Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Iowa Wesleyan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 9%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 24%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more female students than male students enrolled at Iowa Wesleyan College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Iowa Wesleyan College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Iowa Wesleyan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Iowa Wesleyan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 294
Women 322

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Iowa Wesleyan College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 74% of the student body residing outside of Iowa or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Iowa Wesleyan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 26%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 20%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,010 per year

56% 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 25.9%
Part time Undergrads 14.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153621 IPEDS survey data for Iowa Wesleyan College.

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