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West Virginia Wesleyan College Demographics & Diversity

Buckhannon, West Virginia

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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 West Virginia Wesleyan College are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of West Virginia Wesleyan College students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 9%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 23% more female students than male students enrolled at West Virginia Wesleyan College with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, West Virginia Wesleyan College has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for West Virginia Wesleyan College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for West Virginia Wesleyan College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 473
Women 581

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

West Virginia Wesleyan College serves a low number of students outside of West Virginia, with 50 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for West Virginia Wesleyan College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 50%
Out of State 47%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$54,372 per year

43% 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 1.8%
Part time Undergrads 1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=237969 IPEDS survey data for West Virginia Wesleyan College.