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University of St Thomas Demographics & Diversity

Houston, Texas

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 University of St Thomas are predominantly Hispanic with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 72% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

University of St Thomas 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 University of St Thomas students
Race Percent of Students
White 28%
Black 7%
Hispanic 40%
Asian 12%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 10%
Race Unknown 2%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 75% more female students than male students enrolled at University of St Thomas with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of St Thomas has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of St Thomas students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for University of St Thomas students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,172
Women 2,051

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of St Thomas serves a very low number of students outside of Texas, with 97 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of St Thomas students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 97%
Out of State 2%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$71,790 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
3,223
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 28.8%
Part time Undergrads 21.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=227863 IPEDS survey data for University of St Thomas.

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