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Fontbonne University Demographics & Diversity

Saint Louis, Missouri

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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 Fontbonne University are mostly White with a smaller Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Fontbonne University students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 15%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 7%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 46% more female students than male students enrolled at Fontbonne University with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fontbonne University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Fontbonne University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for Fontbonne University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 383
Women 561

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

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

Enrollment by geographic location for Fontbonne University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$60,924 per year

40% 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 30.7%
Part time Undergrads 17.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=177418 IPEDS survey data for Fontbonne University.

Last updated February 24, 2024