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East-West University Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at East-West University are mainly Black with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 98% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

East West University is designated as a Predominantly Black Institution (PBI) and receives federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve low and middle-income Black Americans.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of East West University students
Race Percent of Students
White 2%
Black 57%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 18%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 12% more female students than male students enrolled at East West University with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, East-West University has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for East West University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for East West University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 198
Women 221

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

East-West University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for East West University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 3%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$47,283 per year

85% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
419
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 29.7%
Part time Undergrads 2.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=144883 IPEDS survey data for East West University.