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Nebraska Wesleyan University Demographics & Diversity

Lincoln, Nebraska

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 Nebraska Wesleyan University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 15% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Nebraska Wesleyan University students
Race Percent of Students
White 85%
Black 2%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 57% more female students than male students enrolled at Nebraska Wesleyan University with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Nebraska Wesleyan University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Nebraska Wesleyan University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for Nebraska Wesleyan University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 815
Women 1,280

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Nebraska Wesleyan University serves a very low number of students outside of Nebraska, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Nebraska Wesleyan University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,199 per year

28% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
2,095
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 19.3%
Part time Undergrads 16.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=181446 IPEDS survey data for Nebraska Wesleyan University.


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