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Tennessee Wesleyan College Demographics & Diversity

Athens, Tennessee

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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 Tennessee Wesleyan College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 22% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Tennessee Wesleyan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 8%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 67% more female students than male students enrolled at Tennessee Wesleyan College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Tennessee Wesleyan College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Tennessee Wesleyan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Tennessee Wesleyan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 394
Women 658

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Tennessee Wesleyan College serves a very low number of students outside of Tennessee, with 80 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Tennessee Wesleyan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 80%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 7%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,462 per year

49% 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 19.2%
Part time Undergrads 5.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=221731 IPEDS survey data for Tennessee Wesleyan College.