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Alverno College Demographics & Diversity

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

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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 Alverno College are mainly White with a sizeable Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 48% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Alverno College students
Race Percent of Students
White 52%
Black 15%
Hispanic 23%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

Alverno College is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at Alverno College with a gender ratio of 94% women to 6% men.  Though it is a women's college, 5.92% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Alverno College has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Alverno College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 6%
Women 94%
Enrollment by gender for Alverno College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 111
Women 1,765

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Alverno College serves a very low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Alverno College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 14%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,784 per year

66% 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 29.5%
Part time Undergrads 22.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=238193 IPEDS survey data for Alverno College.