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Webster University Demographics & Diversity

Saint Louis, Missouri

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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 Webster University are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 40% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Webster University students
Race Percent of Students
White 60%
Black 17%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 4%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 36% more female students than male students enrolled at Webster University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Webster University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Webster University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Webster University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,870
Women 3,909

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Webster University serves a low number of students outside of Missouri, with 65 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Webster University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 65%
Out of State 32%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,464 per year

32% 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 32.3%
Part time Undergrads 24.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179894 IPEDS survey data for Webster University.