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 2016.

Undergraduate Student Characteristics Number of Students Percentage of Student Body
Total Enrollment 181 100%
By Gender:
Female 153 85%
Male 28 15%
By Race/Ethnicity:
American Indian/Alaska Native 3 2%
Asian 3 2%
Black or African American 80 44%
Hispanic/Latino 33 18%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1 1%
White 45 24%
Two or More Races 10 6%
Race and Ethnicity Unknown 6 3%
Nonresident Alien 0 0%


Federal Pell Grant Recipients
In fall 2015, there were 202 undergraduate students enrolled in Wade College; of those students, 46 were full-time, first-time degree-seeking students.  Of the 46 full-time, first-time degree-seeking students, 27 (59%) were Federal Pell Grant recipients during the 2015 – 2016 financial aid award year.

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