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Western Texas College Demographics & Diversity

Snyder, Texas

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Western Texas College are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 56% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Western Texas College has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Western Texas College students
Race Percent of Students
White 44%
Black 14%
Hispanic 33%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 5%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 3% more female students than male students enrolled at Western Texas College with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Western Texas College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Western Texas College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Western Texas College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,075
Women 1,104

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Western Texas College serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Western Texas College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$42,581 per year

17% 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 15.8%
Part time Undergrads 48.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=229832 IPEDS survey data for Western Texas College.