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Saint Joseph's 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 Saint Joseph's University are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has low racial diversity. 20% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Saint Joseph's University students
Race Percent of Students
White 80%
Black 7%
Hispanic 6%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 2%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 38% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint Joseph's University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Saint Joseph's University has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint Joseph's University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Saint Joseph's University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,190
Women 4,399

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

Saint Joseph's University serves a high number of out-of-state students with 57% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint Joseph's University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 43%
Out of State 56%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$79,940 per year

15% 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 8.1%
Part time Undergrads 12.1%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215770 IPEDS survey data for Saint Joseph's University.