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Saint Peters; SPC Demographics & Diversity

Jersey City, New Jersey

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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 Peters; SPC are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 82% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Saint Peter's 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 Peter's University students
Race Percent of Students
White 18%
Black 25%
Hispanic 37%
Asian 7%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 51% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint Peter's University with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Saint Peters; SPC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint Peter's University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for Saint Peter's University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,199
Women 1,810

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Saint Peters; SPC serves a very low number of students outside of New Jersey, with 88 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint Peter's University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 88%
Out of State 9%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,508 per year

67% 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 17.4%
Part time Undergrads 9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=186432 IPEDS survey data for Saint Peter's University.