Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Extremely Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Southwest Tech are almost exclusively White with a small Multiracial population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 5% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Southwest Wisconsin Technical College students
Race Percent of Students
White 95%
Black 1%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 0%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at Southwest Wisconsin Technical College with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Southwest Tech has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 842
Women 1,167

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Southwest Tech serves a very low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 90 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 90%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,105 per year

55% 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 25.4%
Part time Undergrads 43.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=239910 IPEDS survey data for Southwest Wisconsin Technical College.