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Western Oregon State College Demographics & Diversity

Monmouth, Oregon

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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 Western Oregon State College are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Western Oregon University students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 4%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 2%
Two or more races 0%
International 6%
Race Unknown 5%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 82% more female students than male students enrolled at Western Oregon University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Western Oregon State College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Western Oregon University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Western Oregon University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,613
Women 2,941

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Western Oregon State College serves a very low number of students outside of Oregon, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Western Oregon University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 24%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,410 per year

43% 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 6.6%
Part time Undergrads 14.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=210429 IPEDS survey data for Western Oregon University.