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Southwestern College Demographics & Diversity

Winfield, Kansas

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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 Southwestern College are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southwestern College students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 12%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 15%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 75% more male students than female students enrolled at Southwestern College with a gender ratio of 64% men to 36% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southwestern College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwestern College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 64%
Women 36%
Enrollment by gender for Southwestern College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 816
Women 466

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Southwestern College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 73% of the student body residing outside of Kansas or from other countries.

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

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,156 per year

54% 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 57.8%
Part time Undergrads 58.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=155900 IPEDS survey data for Southwestern College.