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OWU Demographics & Diversity

Delaware, Ohio

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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 OWU are primarily White with a small Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Ohio Wesleyan University students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 8%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 6%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at Ohio Wesleyan University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, OWU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Ohio Wesleyan University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Ohio Wesleyan University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 617
Women 793

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

OWU serves a low number of students outside of Ohio, with 66 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ohio Wesleyan University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 66%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 7%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,246 per year

28% 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 0.9%
Part time Undergrads 0.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=204909 IPEDS survey data for Ohio Wesleyan University.