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Wilson College Demographics & Diversity

Chambersburg, 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 Wilson College are primarily White with a small Black 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 Wilson College students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 6%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 6%
Race Unknown 15%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 234% more female students than male students enrolled at Wilson College with a gender ratio of 77% women to 23% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wilson College has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wilson College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 23%
Women 77%
Enrollment by gender for Wilson College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 354
Women 1,181

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wilson College serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 59 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wilson College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 59%
Out of State 41%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,672 per year

38% 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 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 26.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=217013 IPEDS survey data for Wilson College.