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Friends University Demographics & Diversity

Wichita, Kansas

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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 Friends University are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 32% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Friends University students
Race Percent of Students
White 68%
Black 11%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 8%
International 0%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 52% more female students than male students enrolled at Friends University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Friends University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Friends University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Friends University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 764
Women 1,162

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Friends University serves a low number of students outside of Kansas, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Friends University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,343 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,926
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.5%
Part time Undergrads 19%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155089 IPEDS survey data for Friends University.