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University of St Thomas Demographics & Diversity

Saint Paul, Minnesota

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of St Thomas are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 19% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of St Thomas students
Race Percent of Students
White 81%
Black 2%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more female students than male students enrolled at University of St Thomas with a gender ratio of 51% women to 49% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of St Thomas has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of St Thomas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 49%
Women 51%
Enrollment by gender for University of St Thomas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,430
Women 4,595

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of St Thomas serves a very low number of students outside of Minnesota, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of St Thomas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 18%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$76,939 per year

24% 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 5.8%
Part time Undergrads 3.8%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=174914 IPEDS survey data for University of St Thomas.