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 Wells are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 38% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Wells College students
Race Percent of Students
White 62%
Black 15%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 77% more female students than male students enrolled at Wells College with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wells has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Wells College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Wells College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 170
Women 301

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wells serves a low number of students outside of New York, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wells College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,992 per year

43% 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 3.2%
Part time Undergrads 1.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=197230 IPEDS survey data for Wells College.