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Wilberforce University Demographics & Diversity

Wilberforce, Ohio

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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 Wilberforce University are mostly Black with a small Multiracial population. The school has very low racial diversity. 99% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Wilberforce University is a Historically Black College and University (HBCU) primarily serving the African-American community.

Racial demographics of Wilberforce University students
Race Percent of Students
White 1%
Black 84%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 10%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more female students than male students enrolled at Wilberforce University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wilberforce University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wilberforce University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Wilberforce University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 226
Women 331

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wilberforce University serves a low number of students outside of Ohio, with 43 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wilberforce University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 44%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 13%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,716 per year

89% 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 33.9%
Part time Undergrads 0%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206491 IPEDS survey data for Wilberforce University.