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St Lawrence University Demographics & Diversity

Canton, New York

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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 St Lawrence University are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 21% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of St Lawrence University students
Race Percent of Students
White 79%
Black 3%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 8%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 23% more female students than male students enrolled at St Lawrence University with a gender ratio of 55% women to 45% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St Lawrence University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for St Lawrence University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 45%
Women 55%
Enrollment by gender for St Lawrence University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,041
Women 1,278

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

St Lawrence University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 62% of the student body residing outside of New York or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for St Lawrence University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 39%
Out of State 53%
Foreign 9%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$68,738 per year

22% 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 0.4%
Part time Undergrads 0.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195216 IPEDS survey data for St Lawrence University.