USJ Demographics & Diversity

West Hartford, Connecticut

Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at USJ are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 46% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Saint Joseph students
Race Percent of Students
White 54%
Black 16%
Hispanic 17%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 6%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

There are 434% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Saint Joseph with a gender ratio of 84% women to 16% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, USJ has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Saint Joseph students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 16%
Women 84%
Enrollment by gender for University of Saint Joseph students
Gender Number of Students
Men 389
Women 2,076

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

USJ serves a very low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 92 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Saint Joseph students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 92%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$74,607 per year

38% 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 23.8%
Part time Undergrads 15.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=130314 IPEDS survey data for University of Saint Joseph.

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