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UVa-Wise Demographics & Diversity

Wise, Virginia

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UVa-Wise are mostly White with a smaller 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 The University of Virginia's College at Wise students
Race Percent of Students
White 78%
Black 12%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 0%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 59% more female students than male students enrolled at The University of Virginia's College at Wise with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UVa-Wise has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for The University of Virginia's College at Wise students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for The University of Virginia's College at Wise students
Gender Number of Students
Men 700
Women 1,114

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UVa-Wise serves a very low number of students outside of Virginia, with 83 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for The University of Virginia's College at Wise students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 83%
Out of State 16%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$48,782 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,814
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 31.6%
Part time Undergrads 5.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233897 IPEDS survey data for The University of Virginia's College at Wise.