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UW-Eau Claire Demographics & Diversity

Eau Claire, Wisconsin

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UW-Eau Claire are mostly White with a small Asian population. The school has very low racial diversity. 11% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Wisconsin Eau Claire students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 61% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Wisconsin Eau Claire with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UW-Eau Claire has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,443
Women 7,161

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

UW-Eau Claire serves a low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 67 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 67%
Out of State 32%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$64,551 per year

23% 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 7%
Part time Undergrads 6.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240268 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Eau Claire.