Cullowhee, North Carolina

Western Carolina University Demographics

Racial Demographics & Diversity


Students at Western Carolina University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity.

Racial demographics of Western Carolina University students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 6%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 18.6%
Part time Undergrads 13.9%

Student Family Income

Median Household Income
$56,230 per year

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=200004 IPEDS survey data for Western Carolina University.