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University of Scranton Demographics & Diversity

Scranton, Pennsylvania

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Scranton are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 18% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Scranton students
Race Percent of Students
White 82%
Black 2%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 49% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Scranton with a gender ratio of 60% women to 40% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Scranton has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Scranton students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 40%
Women 60%
Enrollment by gender for University of Scranton students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,993
Women 2,964

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Scranton serves a high number of out-of-state students with 60% of the student body residing outside of Pennsylvania or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Scranton students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 40%
Out of State 60%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$73,943 per year

20% 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 3.4%
Part time Undergrads 2.9%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=215929 IPEDS survey data for University of Scranton.