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St John's Demographics & Diversity

Queens, New York

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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 St John's are predominantly White with a smaller Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 66% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

The college is an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI) and is recognized for serving Asian Americans and Native American Pacific Islanders.

Racial demographics of St John's University New York students
Race Percent of Students
White 34%
Black 19%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 17%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
International 5%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 43% more female students than male students enrolled at St John's University New York with a gender ratio of 59% women to 41% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St John's has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for St John's University New York students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 41%
Women 59%
Enrollment by gender for St John's University New York students
Gender Number of Students
Men 8,920
Women 12,715

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

St John's serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for St John's University New York students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 22%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$69,749 per year

39% 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 3%
Part time Undergrads 2.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195809 IPEDS survey data for St John's University New York.