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St. Edward's University- St. Edward's Demographics & Diversity

Austin, Texas

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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 St. Edward's University- St. Edward's are predominantly Hispanic with a significant White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 63% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Saint Edward's University has been designated as a Hispanic Serving Institution (HSI) and is eligible for federal grants supporting the school's efforts to serve Hispanic Americans.

Racial demographics of Saint Edward's University students
Race Percent of Students
White 37%
Black 4%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 9%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 82% more female students than male students enrolled at Saint Edward's University with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St. Edward's University- St. Edward's has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Saint Edward's University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Saint Edward's University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,231
Women 2,239

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

St. Edward's University- St. Edward's serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 82 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Saint Edward's University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 82%
Out of State 10%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 2%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,197 per year

43% 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 13.8%
Part time Undergrads 12.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227845 IPEDS survey data for Saint Edward's University.