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West Virginia University Tech Demographics & Diversity

Montgomery, West 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 West Virginia University Tech are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 28% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
Race Percent of Students
White 72%
Black 8%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 9%
Race Unknown 3%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 15% more male students than female students enrolled at West Virginia University Institute of Technology with a gender ratio of 54% men to 46% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, West Virginia University Tech has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 54%
Women 46%
Enrollment by gender for West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
Gender Number of Students
Men 940
Women 815

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

West Virginia University Tech serves a very low number of students outside of West Virginia, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for West Virginia University Institute of Technology students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$43,154 per year

47% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,755
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 19%
Part time Undergrads 12.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237950 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia University Institute of Technology.