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Whitworth University Demographics & Diversity

Spokane, Washington

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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 Whitworth University are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Whitworth University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 2%
Hispanic 8%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 50% more female students than male students enrolled at Whitworth University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Whitworth University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Whitworth University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Whitworth University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,073
Women 1,608

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Whitworth University serves a very low number of students outside of Washington, with 69 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Whitworth University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 69%
Out of State 25%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,739 per year

37% 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 2.3%
Part time Undergrads 1.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237066 IPEDS survey data for Whitworth University.