Wheeling Jesuit University Demographics & Diversity

Wheeling, West Virginia

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 Wheeling Jesuit University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 25% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wheeling Jesuit University students
Race Percent of Students
White 75%
Black 6%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 6%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 6% more female students than male students enrolled at Wheeling Jesuit University with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Wheeling Jesuit University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Wheeling Jesuit University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for Wheeling Jesuit University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 568
Women 603

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Wheeling Jesuit University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 77% of the student body residing outside of West Virginia or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wheeling Jesuit University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 24%
Out of State 71%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$49,606 per year

46% 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 18.2%
Part time Undergrads 16.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238078 IPEDS survey data for Wheeling Jesuit University.

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