Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at KWC are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 15%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 9%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 5% more male students than female students enrolled at Kentucky Wesleyan College with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, KWC has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 425
Women 405

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

KWC serves a low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 30%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,095 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
830
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8.4%
Part time Undergrads 3.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=157076 IPEDS survey data for Kentucky Wesleyan College.

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