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WSU Demographics & Diversity

Ogden, Utah

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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 WSU are primarily White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Weber State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 14%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 32% more female students than male students enrolled at Weber State University with a gender ratio of 57% women to 43% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WSU has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Weber State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 43%
Women 57%
Enrollment by gender for Weber State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 12,750
Women 16,846

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WSU serves a very low number of students outside of Utah, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Weber State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$66,371 per year

33% 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 29%
Part time Undergrads 38%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=230782 IPEDS survey data for Weber State University.