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Willmar, Minnesota

Ridgewater College Demographics & Diversity

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Ridgewater College are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ridgewater College students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 4%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 25% more female students than male students enrolled at Ridgewater College with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Ridgewater College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ridgewater College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Ridgewater College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,466
Women 1,832

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Ridgewater College serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ridgewater College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,264 per year

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

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,298
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.8%
Part time Undergrads 37.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175236 IPEDS survey data for Ridgewater College.