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WVC Demographics & Diversity

Wenatchee, Washington

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at WVC are mainly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 44% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Wenatchee Valley 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 Wenatchee Valley College students
Race Percent of Students
White 56%
Black 1%
Hispanic 34%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 2%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 42% more female students than male students enrolled at Wenatchee Valley College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WVC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wenatchee Valley College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Wenatchee Valley College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,422
Women 2,022

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

WVC serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wenatchee Valley College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$50,375 per year

48% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,444
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 30.3%
Part time Undergrads 24.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=236975 IPEDS survey data for Wenatchee Valley College.