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The Big Picture: How many students were on campus in Fall 2015

Undergraduate and Graduate Student Total

Total Students 10,340

Undergraduate Snapshot

Undergraduate Student
Demographic Breakdown
Total Undergraduate Students 8,821
 
Gender
Women 4,836 55%
Men 3,985 45%
 
Race/Ethnicity
American Indian / Alaskan Native 64 1%
Asian 128 1%
African American / Black 564 6%
Hispanic 505 6%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 10 <1%
White 6,933 79%
Two or More Races 351 4%
International 157 2%
Race/Ethnicity Not Reported 109 1%
Geographic Distribution
(Degree-Seeking)
Where do WCU undergraduates call home?
 
North Carolina 91%
Other US States & Territories 7%
Other Countries 2%
Residency Unknown <1%
Undergraduate Age
How old are WCU undergraduates?
Average Age 23
Percent of Undergraduates Age 25 or Older 18%
Percent of Low Income Students
Low Income Students
% of Undergraduate Students Who Are Low Income Students 38%