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UW-Platteville Demographics & Diversity

Platteville, Wisconsin

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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 UW-Platteville are almost exclusively White with a small Hispanic population. The school has extremely low racial diversity. 10% 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 Platteville students
Race Percent of Students
White 90%
Black 1%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 67% more male students than female students enrolled at University of Wisconsin Platteville with a gender ratio of 63% men to 37% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UW-Platteville has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of females.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Wisconsin Platteville students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 63%
Women 37%
Enrollment by gender for University of Wisconsin Platteville students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,238
Women 2,535

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

UW-Platteville serves a very low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Wisconsin Platteville students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 22%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,602 per year

24% 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 9.2%
Part time Undergrads 9.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240462 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin Platteville.