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2023 Health and Wellness Students

There are about 17,726 students enrolled in Health and Wellness in the USA.

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College often can be a fabulously consequential time in one's life; it's a chance for individual growth and development. Pupils begin to ascertain what they dream to become and build the integral skills to become a halcyon member of society. But learning is more than sitting in the classroom - the interactions which one has with her schoolmates, the wild anecdote learned from an eccentric professor, the exposure to a different take on things. Therefore, attending a diverse college tremendously enriches what one gains from the time spent at university.

Health and Wellness is a more racially diverse major than average*. 50% of the United States' Health and Wellness majors are white students, followed by black students (18%), latino students (18%), and asian students (7%). The most racially diverse college* in the top 100 is University of Houston&nbspin Houston, TX.

Secondly, Health and Wellness significatly skews female, with more or less 7/10ths of students majoring in Health and Wellness identifying as women. The most gender balanced school in the top 100 is Oakwood University in Huntsville, AL.

Another important type of diversity is financial diversity. Health and Wellness is the 19th most financially diverse focus in the nation. 28% of its majors come from families who earn below $30,000 a year, 17% are from families taking in between $30,000 and $48,000 a year, and 22% grew up in homes with $110,000 plus annual incomes. Montana Technological University is the most fiscally diverse school in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall IN is the most diverse state for Health and Wellness. The Great Lakes is the most diverse region, and the is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 7%

  • Black: 18%

  • Latino: 18%

  • White: 50%

  • Other: 6%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 29%

  • Female: 71%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 28%

  • 30k - 48k: 17%

  • 48k - 75k: 17%

  • 75k - 110k: 16%

  • Over 110k: 22%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 75%

  • Out of State: 22%

  • International: 2%

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