Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students alike. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that rank high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Get Started Learning About Diversity at STJ, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Country.
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity ranking for every school.
St John's University - New York is thought to be very diverse across all factors, and is ranked #156 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
Many young people value the ability to meet and learn from different racial and ethnic groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Placed at #82, St John's University - New York has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Explore Racial Diversity at STJ
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at STJ when it is available.
STJ boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fairly Even
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At St John's University - New York, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at STJ is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #818 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 7,111 males and 9,650 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at STJ
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among STJ's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at St John's University - New York is lower than the national average.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among STJ's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at STJ is excellent.
High Location Diversity
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending in order to come up with the geographic diversity grade.
About 73.6% of the students attending St John's University - New York come from within New York. This puts STJ's level of geographic diversity above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #587.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 34 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at STJ
There is a medium sized community of about 1,177 international students at St John's University - New York representing at least 47 countries. Click on the STJ International Student Page for more information.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. At St John's University - New York, 48.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank STJ #1,436 in the nation for student age diversity.
STJ Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at STJ.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, races, cultures, religions and economic backgrounds. Students who express that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- How is STJ doing at supporting and attracting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic, and location diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how STJ is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to STJ?
The college years provide a unique opportunity for students to have direct exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a college administration that is not only encouraging diversity institutionally, but also fostering a climate where students can exchange differing perspectives and ideas in meaningful and positive ways.