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Wartburg College Demographics & Diversity

Waverly, Iowa

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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 Wartburg College are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wartburg College students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 5%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 8%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

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

Male to female gender ratio for Wartburg College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Wartburg College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 733
Women 808

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wartburg College serves a low number of students outside of Iowa, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wartburg College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,222 per year

24% 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 1.3%
Part time Undergrads 1.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=154527 IPEDS survey data for Wartburg College.