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Wheaton College Demographics & Diversity

Norton, Massachusetts

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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 Wheaton College are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wheaton College students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 6%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 10%
Race Unknown 1%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at Wheaton College with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wheaton College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wheaton College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Wheaton College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 689
Women 1,071

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

Wheaton College serves a high number of out-of-state students with 66% of the student body residing outside of Massachusetts or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wheaton College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 34%
Out of State 58%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 8%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,554 per year

20% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,760
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 1.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=168281 IPEDS survey data for Wheaton College.