New Jersey City University Demographics & Diversity

Jersey City, New Jersey

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 New Jersey City University are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 77% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

New Jersey City 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 New Jersey City University students
Race Percent of Students
White 23%
Black 21%
Hispanic 36%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 3%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 63% more female students than male students enrolled at New Jersey City University with a gender ratio of 62% women to 38% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, New Jersey City University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for New Jersey City University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 38%
Women 62%
Enrollment by gender for New Jersey City University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,039
Women 4,952

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

New Jersey City University serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 99 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for New Jersey City University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 99%
Out of State 1%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,259 per year

76% 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 37.1%
Part time Undergrads 22.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=185129 IPEDS survey data for New Jersey City University.

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