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St. Thomas University Demographics & Diversity

Miami Gardens, Florida

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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 St. Thomas University are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 90% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

St. Thomas University has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of St. Thomas University students
Race Percent of Students
White 10%
Black 21%
Hispanic 46%
Asian 0%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 18%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 29% more female students than male students enrolled at St. Thomas University with a gender ratio of 56% women to 44% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St. Thomas University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for St. Thomas University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 44%
Women 56%
Enrollment by gender for St. Thomas University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,442
Women 3,159

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

St. Thomas University serves a very low number of students outside of Florida, with 87 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for St. Thomas University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 87%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 5%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,846 per year

67% 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 5.9%
Part time Undergrads 7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=137476 IPEDS survey data for St. Thomas University.