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Fisher Demographics & Diversity

Rochester, New York

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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 Fisher are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 16% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Saint John Fisher College students
Race Percent of Students
White 84%
Black 4%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 0%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 71% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint John Fisher College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Fisher has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint John Fisher College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Saint John Fisher College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,337
Women 2,284

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Fisher serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 94 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint John Fisher College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 94%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,735 per year

29% 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 9.6%
Part time Undergrads 6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195720 IPEDS survey data for Saint John Fisher College.