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Western New England University Demographics & Diversity

Springfield, Massachusetts

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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 Western New England University are mostly White with a small Hispanic 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 Western New England University students
Race Percent of Students
White 73%
Black 6%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 3%
Race Unknown 5%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 30% more male students than female students enrolled at Western New England University with a gender ratio of 56% men to 44% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Western New England University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Western New England University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 56%
Women 44%
Enrollment by gender for Western New England University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,134
Women 1,646

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Western New England University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 52% of the student body residing outside of Massachusetts or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Western New England University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 48%
Out of State 51%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,363 per year

30% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,780
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 5.1%
Part time Undergrads 5.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168254 IPEDS survey data for Western New England University.