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Saint Xavier University Demographics & Diversity

Chicago, Illinois

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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 Saint Xavier University are predominantly White with a significant Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 55% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Saint Xavier 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 Saint Xavier University students
Race Percent of Students
White 45%
Black 14%
Hispanic 32%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 95% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint Xavier University with a gender ratio of 66% women to 34% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Saint Xavier University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint Xavier University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 34%
Women 66%
Enrollment by gender for Saint Xavier University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,274
Women 2,490

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Saint Xavier University serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint Xavier University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,054 per year

64% 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 14%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148627 IPEDS survey data for Saint Xavier University.