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Saint Francis University Demographics & Diversity

Loretto, Pennsylvania

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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 Saint Francis University are predominantly White with a small Black population. The school has very high racial diversity. 53% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Saint Francis University students
Race Percent of Students
White 46%
Black 7%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 2%
Race Unknown 41%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 73% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint Francis University with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Saint Francis University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint Francis University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for Saint Francis University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,045
Women 1,812

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Saint Francis University serves a low number of students outside of Pennsylvania, with 71 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint Francis University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 71%
Out of State 27%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$55,181 per year

27% 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 13.4%
Part time Undergrads 7.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215743 IPEDS survey data for Saint Francis University.