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University of Wisconsin-River Falls Demographics & Diversity

River Falls, 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 University of Wisconsin-River Falls 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 River Falls students
Race Percent of Students
White 89%
Black 2%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 73% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Wisconsin River Falls with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Wisconsin-River Falls has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Wisconsin River Falls students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for University of Wisconsin River Falls students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,248
Women 3,887

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

University of Wisconsin-River Falls serves a high number of out-of-state students with 53% of the student body residing outside of Wisconsin or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Wisconsin River Falls students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 48%
Out of State 52%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,159 per year

27% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,135
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 10.9%
Part time Undergrads 8.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240471 IPEDS survey data for University of Wisconsin River Falls.