Student Diversity

Wade College has a history of seeking to preserve an atmosphere of openness and tolerance.  This college is committed to maintaining an unpretentious and accepting atmosphere welcoming to anyone who will strive to achieve his or her personal best.  Wade College possesses and values diversity among the individuals who make up its community.  This is one of Wade College’s greatest strengths. 

In accordance with regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education, Wade College has provided the following information that demonstrates the diversity of its student body as of fall 2014.

Undergraduate Student Characteristics Number of Students Percentage of Student Body
Total Enrollment 207 100%
By Gender:
Female 177 86%
Male 30 14%
By Race/Ethnicity:
American Indian/Alaska Native 3 1%
Asian 7 4%
Black or African American 69 33%
Hispanic/Latino 32 15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 3 1%
White 42 21%
Two or More Races 0 0%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 49 24%
Nonresident Alien 2 1%


Federal Pell Grant Recipients
In fall 2014, there were 206 undergraduate students enrolled in Wade College; of those students, 68 were full-time, first-time degree-seeking students.  Of the 68 full-time, first-time degree-seeking students, 40 (58%) were Federal Pell Grant recipients during the 2014 – 2015 financial aid award year.

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