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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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 88% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Wisconsin River Falls with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% 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 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for University of Wisconsin River Falls students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,801
Women 3,387

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

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 47%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,159 per year

25% 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 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.