Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis

IUPUI Demographics & Diversity Report

What does the IUPUI student population look like? College Factual wanted to know the truth so we crunched the numbers. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, age and location diversity of college campuses accross the U.S. See how Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis fared in our 2021 diversity report.

IUPUI Student Population

How Many Students Attend Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis?

IUPUI total enrollment is approximately 29,537 students.

17,630 are undergraduates and 4,991 are graduate students.

IUPUI Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time IUPUI undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.

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IUPUI Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 11,791
Hispanic 1,724
Black or African American 1,545
Asian 973
Multi-Ethnic 861
International 650
Unknown 64
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

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IUPUI Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 54% of full-time grad students are women, and 46% men.

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IUPUI Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,071
International 636
Asian 446
Black or African American 320
Hispanic 307
Multi-Ethnic 167
Unknown 40
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

IUPUI achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,204 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1204 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  65.76 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does IUPUI Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

IUPUI is ranked 1,801 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  1801 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  52.49 out of 100
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The racial/ethnic diversity at IUPUI is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

IUPUI Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 19,367
Black or African American 2,681
Hispanic 2,436
International 1,850
Asian 1,742
Multi-Ethnic 1,255
Unknown 170
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

High Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 6,588
Black or African American 933
Asian 932
Multi-Ethnic 95
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 4
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

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IUPUI ranks 1,325 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1325 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  65.06 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 17,293 female students and 12,244 male students at IUPUI.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of IUPUI is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.65 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 5,026 female teachers and 3,842 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

4.49% Out of State
3.17% Out of the Country

IUPUI ranks 1,440 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

4.49% of IUPUI students come from out of state, and 3.17% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  34 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 25 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 3,698
Illinois 69
Michigan 23
Ohio 17
Wisconsin 8

International Students at IUPUI

Students from 138 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from China, India, and South Korea.

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
43.76% 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  81.26 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At IUPUI, 43.76% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
22-24 6,888
18-19 6,604
20-21 6,433
25-29 4,839
35 and over 2,725
30-34 1,974
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*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.

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