Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at OKWU are mainly White with a smaller American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or students of color.

Racial demographics of Oklahoma Wesleyan University students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 9%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 11%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 3%
Race Unknown 12%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 47% more female students than male students enrolled at Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, OKWU has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Gender ratio of Oklahoma Wesleyan University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Oklahoma Wesleyan University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 444
Women 652

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

OKWU serves a low number of students outside of Oklahoma, with 46 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Oklahoma Wesleyan University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 46%
Out of State 49%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 3%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,169 per year

46% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,096
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 50%
Part time Undergrads 51.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=206835 IPEDS survey data for Oklahoma Wesleyan University.