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La Salle University Demographics & Diversity

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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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 La Salle University are mainly White with a smaller Black population. The school has high racial diversity. 47% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of La Salle University students
Race Percent of Students
White 53%
Black 18%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 5%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 7%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 105% more female students than male students enrolled at La Salle University with a gender ratio of 67% women to 33% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, La Salle University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for La Salle University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 33%
Women 67%
Enrollment by gender for La Salle University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,327
Women 2,716

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

La Salle University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 67 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for La Salle University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 67%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$67,401 per year

42% 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 16.2%
Part time Undergrads 11.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=213367 IPEDS survey data for La Salle University.