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Post University Demographics & Diversity

Waterbury, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Post University are predominantly White with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Post University students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 21%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 0%
Race Unknown 26%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 150% more female students than male students enrolled at Post University with a gender ratio of 71% women to 29% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Post University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Post University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 29%
Women 71%
Enrollment by gender for Post University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,021
Women 10,034

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very High

Post University serves a very high number of out-of-state students with 90% of the student body residing outside of Connecticut or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Post University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 10%
Out of State 89%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,090 per year

69% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 75.8%
Part time Undergrads 57.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130183 IPEDS survey data for Post University.