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CWC Demographics & Diversity

Riverton, Wyoming

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at CWC are mostly White with a smaller American Indian/Alaskan population. The school has low racial diversity. 30% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Central Wyoming College students
Race Percent of Students
White 70%
Black 2%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 11%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

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

Male to female gender ratio for Central Wyoming College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Central Wyoming College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 727
Women 1,028

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

CWC serves a very low number of students outside of Wyoming, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Central Wyoming College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 23%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,164 per year

54% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
1,755
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 34.6%
Part time Undergrads 43.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=240514 IPEDS survey data for Central Wyoming College.