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 Waldorf College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Waldorf College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 16%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 68% more male students than female students enrolled at Waldorf College with a gender ratio of 63% men to 37% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Waldorf College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Waldorf College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 63%
Women 37%
Enrollment by gender for Waldorf College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,973
Women 1,177

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Waldorf College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 72% of the student body residing outside of Iowa or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Waldorf College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 28%
Out of State 63%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 5%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$57,010 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,150
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 61.4%
Part time Undergrads 22.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154518 IPEDS survey data for Waldorf College.