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KWC Demographics & Diversity

Owensboro, Kentucky

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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 KWC are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 27% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). 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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 14% more male students than female students enrolled at Kentucky Wesleyan College with a gender ratio of 53% men to 47% 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 53%
Women 47%
Enrollment by gender for Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 432
Women 379

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

KWC serves a low number of students outside of Kentucky, with 62 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Kentucky Wesleyan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 62%
Out of State 36%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$52,095 per year

44% 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 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.