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WLC Demographics & Diversity

Milwaukee, 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 WLC are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 17% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Wisconsin Lutheran College students
Race Percent of Students
White 83%
Black 5%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 41% more female students than male students enrolled at Wisconsin Lutheran College with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, WLC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Wisconsin Lutheran College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Wisconsin Lutheran College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 475
Women 672

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

WLC serves a low number of students outside of Wisconsin, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Wisconsin Lutheran College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,126 per year

28% 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 14.5%
Part time Undergrads 8.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240338 IPEDS survey data for Wisconsin Lutheran College.