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St. Kate's Demographics & Diversity

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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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 St. Kate's are primarily White with a smaller Asian population. The school has medium racial diversity. 36% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of St Catherine University students
Race Percent of Students
White 64%
Black 9%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 4%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Extremely Low

St Catherine University is a women's college. There are more female students than male students enrolled at St Catherine University with a gender ratio of 93% women to 7% men.  Though it is a women's college, 6.53% of the student body is male. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St. Kate's has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for St Catherine University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 7%
Women 93%
Enrollment by gender for St Catherine University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 255
Women 3,649

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

St. Kate's serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 82 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for St Catherine University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 82%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,786 per year

47% 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 36.1%
Part time Undergrads 34.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=175005 IPEDS survey data for St Catherine University.