Indiana State University

Indiana State Demographics & Diversity Report

Many schools pride themselves on their diversity, but what does that mean, really? College Factual analyzed the data to discover how diverse the average college campus really is, including race, gender, the ages of the students, and where they're from. Keep reading the Indiana State diversity report to see how they stack up against the average.

Indiana State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Indiana State University?

Indiana State total enrollment is approximately 12,144 students.

8,105 are undergraduates and 884 are graduate students.

Indiana State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Indiana State undergraduate population is made up of 56% women, and 44% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Indiana State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,442
Black or African American 1,541
Hispanic 410
Multi-Ethnic 350
International 220
Asian 85
Unknown 24
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Indiana State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 65% of full-time grad students are women, and 35% men.


For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Indiana State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 616
International 107
Black or African American 79
Multi-Ethnic 29
Hispanic 22
Asian 22
Unknown 6
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Indiana State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #934 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  934 out of 3514
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Overall Diversity Score  73.44 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

College Factual measured the diversity of four different categories: student race/ethnicity, student ages, student genders, and student locations. Colleges that had the most variety in all four categories have the highest overall diversity rankings.

How Does Indiana State Diversity Compare to National Averages?


Indiana State overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Indiana State is ranked 2,027 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2027 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  46.53 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

The racial/ethnic diversity at Indiana State is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Indiana State Racial Demographics:

Race/Ethnicity Number
White 8,383
Black or African American 2,005
Hispanic 589
Multi-Ethnic 497
International 370
Asian 173
Unknown 79
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 10

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Indiana State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,625
Black or African American 100
Asian 48
Multi-Ethnic 29
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 27
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Indiana State.

Close to Even Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Indiana State ranks 946 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  946 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Student Male/Female Diversity Score  75.06 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

This school is more popular with women than with men.


There are approximately 6,964 female students and 5,180 male students at Indiana State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Indiana State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.98 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.


More about Indiana State faculty.

There are approximately 1,068 female teachers and 822 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

14% Out of State
2.74% Out of the Country

Indiana State ranks 1,239 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

14% of Indiana State students come from out of state, and 2.74% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  43 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.


Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 2,045
Illinois 243
Ohio 15
Michigan 11
Kentucky 6

International Students at Indiana State

Students from 57 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Saudi Arabia, India, and China.

Learn more about international students at Indiana State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
53.95% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  83.04 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Indiana State, 53.95% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

Student Age Group Amount
18-19 4,098
20-21 3,327
22-24 2,103
35 and over 1,566
25-29 1,221
30-34 734
Under 18 0

Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


Find Schools Near You