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SFC Demographics & Diversity

Brooklyn Heights, 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 SFC are predominantly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has very high racial diversity. 60% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of St. Francis College students
Race Percent of Students
White 40%
Black 19%
Hispanic 20%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 1%
Two or more races 2%
International 4%
Race Unknown 9%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 74% more female students than male students enrolled at St. Francis College with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, SFC has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for St. Francis College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for St. Francis College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 909
Women 1,580

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

SFC serves a very low number of students outside of New York, with 85 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for St. Francis College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 85%
Out of State 7%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$53,129 per year

51% 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 11.1%
Part time Undergrads 7.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=195173 IPEDS survey data for St. Francis College.