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Student diversity.

Diversity of the students who choose WGU.

In accordance with the Higher Education Act (HEA) of 1965, as amended, each postsecondary educational institution must make available information regarding student diversity as defined by the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data reported are for enrolled full-time students.

Based on IPEDS Fall 2017 Enrollment:

Full-time undergraduates.

Total

Male

Female

Asian

Black

Hispanic

Non-resident 

Other 

White

Two or more

Hawaiian/Islander

American Indian/Alaskan

 

Pell Grant Recipients

 

Average Age, Employment Status Full-time: 36.8

All enrolled

72,385

26,046

46,339

2.436

6.500

2,914

64

1,694

51,580

2,250

439

508

 

19,891

% enrolled

100.0%

36.0%

64.0%

3.5%

8.9%

8.8%

0.1%

2.4%

71.9%

3.1%

0.6%

0.7%

 

27.5%

Full-time grad students.

Total

Male

Female

Asian

Black

Hispanic

Non-resident 

Other 

White

Two or more

Hawaiian/Islander

American Indian/Alaskan

 

All enrolled

26,242

8,404

17,838

1,165

2,829

1,878

37

709

18,539

724

163

198

 

% enrolled

100.0%

32.0%

68.0%

4.4%

10.8%

7.2%

0.1%

2.7%

70.6%

2.8%

0.6%

0.8%

 

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