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WWU Demographics & Diversity

Fulton, 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 WWU are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of William Woods University students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 4%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 20%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 83% more female students than male students enrolled at William Woods University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WWU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for William Woods University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for William Woods University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 532
Women 976

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WWU serves a very low number of students outside of Missouri, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for William Woods University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,051 per year

37% 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 16.8%
Part time Undergrads 12.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=179964 IPEDS survey data for William Woods University.