Wilberforce, Ohio

Wilberforce University Demographics & Diversity

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 students of color. 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%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 27% more female students than male students enrolled at Wilberforce University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wilberforce University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Wilberforce University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Wilberforce University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 296
Women 376

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wilberforce University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 54% of the student body residing outside of Ohio or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wilberforce University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 46%
Out of State 54%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,716 per year

93% 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.