St. Mary's University Demographics & Diversity

San Antonio, Texas

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 St. Mary's University are primarily Hispanic with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 85% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

St. Mary'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 St. Mary's University students
Race Percent of Students
White 15%
Black 3%
Hispanic 70%
Asian 2%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
International 7%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 19% more female students than male students enrolled at St. Mary's University with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, St. Mary's University has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for St. Mary's University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for St. Mary's University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,665
Women 1,983

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

St. Mary's University serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 86 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for St. Mary's University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 86%
Out of State 8%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,236 per year

48% 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 8.2%
Part time Undergrads 4.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=228149 IPEDS survey data for St. Mary's University.

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