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Westminster College Demographics & Diversity

New Wilmington, Pennsylvania

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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 Westminster College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 23% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Westminster College students
Race Percent of Students
White 77%
Black 3%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 15%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

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

Male to female gender ratio for Westminster College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for Westminster College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 533
Women 678

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Westminster College serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 70 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Westminster College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 70%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,138 per year

32% 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 1%
Part time Undergrads 1.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=216807 IPEDS survey data for Westminster College.