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 Wooster are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of The College of Wooster students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 8%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 9%
Race Unknown 3%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 18% more female students than male students enrolled at The College of Wooster with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wooster has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for The College of Wooster students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for The College of Wooster students
Gender Number of Students
Men 919
Women 1,085

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wooster serves a high number of out-of-state students with 71% of the student body residing outside of Ohio or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for The College of Wooster students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 29%
Out of State 52%
Foreign 17%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,911 per year

17% 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 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206589 IPEDS survey data for The College of Wooster.