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2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana

65 Colleges
$45,559 Avg Salary*
43% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Which colleges in Indiana are succeeding at true diversity? Check out this ranking to find out.

We analyzed 65 colleges and universities across Indiana to determine which were the most diverse. To determine overall diversity, we consider four factors: racial/ethnic makeup of the students, the geographic representation of the students, male to female ratio, and age range.

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Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana

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#1

University of Notre Dame

Notre Dame, Indiana

Our analysis found University of Notre Dame to be the most diverse school in Indiana in this year’s ranking. University of Notre Dame is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in Notre Dame, Indiana that handed out 2,642 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Notre Dame make an average of $78,400 per year during the early years of their career.

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#2

Earlham College

Richmond, Indiana

The excellent diversity at Earlham College helped the school earn the #2 place on this year’s ranking of the most diverse schools in Indiana. This small , private not-for-profit school is located in Richmond, Indiana, and it awarded 229 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

A significant number of the students are international, about 19.44% of the student body. Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Earlham go into careers with an average salary of $35,000.

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#3

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana

You’ll enjoy a diverse student body if you attend Indiana University - Bloomington. The school came in at #3 in Indiana on this year’s diversity ranking. This large , public school is located in Bloomington, Indiana, and it awarded 7,952 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average salary of a graduate with a bachelor’s degree from IU Bloomington is $47,700 during the early years of their career.

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#4

DePauw University

Greencastle, Indiana

The excellent diversity at DePauw University helped the school earn the #4 place on this year’s ranking of the most diverse schools in Indiana. DePauw is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Greencastle, Indiana. It awarded 595 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

11.99% of the students come from out of the country. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from DePauw make an average of $54,000 per year during the early years of their career.

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#5

Purdue University - Main Campus

West Lafayette, Indiana

You’ll enjoy a diverse student body if you attend Purdue University - Main Campus. The school came in at #5 in Indiana on this year’s diversity ranking. West Lafayette, Indiana is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 7,568 students in 2018-2019.

12.64% of the students come from out of the country. Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Purdue go into careers with an average salary of $55,100.

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#6

Holy Cross College

Notre Dame, Indiana

Holy Cross College came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana ranking. Located in Notre Dame, Indiana, the small , private not-for-profit school handed out 107 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average salary of a graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Holy Cross College is $39,900 during the early years of their career.

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#7

Valparaiso University

Valparaiso, Indiana

Valparaiso University came in at #7 in this year’s edition of the Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana ranking. This small , private not-for-profit school is located in Valparaiso, Indiana, and it awarded 893 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Valpo go into careers with an average salary of $48,500.

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#8

Taylor University

Upland, Indiana

If you crave a diverse college experience, Taylor U, coming in at #8 in our latest diversity ranking, could be the right place for you. This small , private not-for-profit school is located in Upland, Indiana, and it awarded 487 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Taylor U go into careers with an average salary of $38,000.

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#9

Butler University

Indianapolis, Indiana

Coming in at #9 for 2021 overall diversity in Indiana is Butler. Butler University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in Indianapolis, Indiana that handed out 1,065 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average salary of a graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Butler is $56,600 during the early years of their career.

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#10

Indiana Institute of Technology

Fort Wayne, Indiana

Indiana Institute of Technology ranked #10 on this year’s Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Indiana Tech is a private not-for-profit institution located in Fort Wayne, Indiana. The school has a small population, and it awarded 254 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Roughly 22% of the students fall into a traditional age range, meaning this school has higher than average age diversity. During the early years of their career, graduates from Indiana Tech make an average of $42,700 a year.

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#11

Manchester University

North Manchester, Indiana

With a ranking of #11, Manchester University did quite well on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Manchester University is a small private not-for-profit school situated in North Manchester, Indiana. It awarded 325 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Manchester University make an average of $40,700 per year during the early years of their career.

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#12

Goshen College

Goshen, Indiana

With a ranking of #12, Goshen College did quite well on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Goshen is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Goshen, Indiana. It awarded 232 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The average salary of a graduate with a bachelor’s degree from Goshen is $37,700 during the early years of their career.

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#13

Indiana State University

Terre Haute, Indiana

Indiana State University came in at #13 in this year’s edition of the Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana ranking. Located in Terre Haute, Indiana, the fairly large , public school awarded 2,011 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

There is high student age diversity at this school with about 60% falling into the traditional age range. During the early years of their career, graduates from Indiana State make an average of $39,000 a year.

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With a ranking of #14, Indiana-Institute-Of-Technology-College-Of-Professional-Studies did quite well on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. This small , private not-for-profit school is located in Fort-Wayne, Indiana, and it awarded 433 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

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#15

Calumet College of Saint Joseph

Whiting, Indiana

If you crave a diverse college experience, CCSJ, coming in at #15 in our latest diversity ranking, could be the right place for you. CCSJ is a private not-for-profit institution located in Whiting, Indiana. The school has a small population, and it awarded 134 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

There is high student age diversity at this school with about 39% falling into the traditional age range. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from CCSJ make an average of $42,000 per year during the early years of their career.

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#16

University of Evansville

Evansville, Indiana

Coming in at #16 for 2021 overall diversity in Indiana is UE. Located in Evansville, Indiana, the small , private not-for-profit school handed out 504 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

13.04% of the students come from out of the country. Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from UE go into careers with an average salary of $41,800.

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#17

Purdue University Northwest

Hammond, Indiana

Coming in at #17 for 2021 overall diversity in Indiana is Purdue Northwest. This fairly large , public school is located in Hammond, Indiana, and it awarded 2,109 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Roughly 43% of the students fall into a traditional age range, meaning this school has higher than average age diversity.

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With a ranking of #18, Indiana University - Purdue University - Indianapolis did quite well on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Located in Indianapolis, Indiana, the large , public school awarded 4,420 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Roughly 53% of the students fall into a traditional age range, meaning this school has higher than average age diversity. During the early years of their career, graduates from IUPUI make an average of $42,500 a year.

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#19

Vincennes University

Vincennes, Indiana

Vincennes University landed the #19 spot on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana ranking. Located in Vincennes, Indiana, the fairly large , public school awarded 187 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Vincennes University make an average of $32,800 per year during the early years of their career.

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Coming in at #20 for 2021 overall diversity in Indiana is IWU. Marion, Indiana is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,556 students in 2018-2019.

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#21

Bethel College - Mishawaka

Mishawaka, Indiana

Coming in at #21 for 2021 overall diversity in Indiana is Bethel College Indiana. Located in Mishawaka, Indiana, the small , private not-for-profit school awarded 318 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Roughly 56% of the students fall into a traditional age range, meaning this school has higher than average age diversity. Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Bethel College Indiana go into careers with an average salary of $37,800.

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With a ranking of #22, Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne did quite well on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. This fairly large , public school is located in Fort Wayne, Indiana, and it awarded 1,428 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

This school has a higher percentage than average of non-traditional aged students. Only 52% of the students fall into a traditional age range, adding to the overall diversity score. During the early years of their career, graduates from Indiana University - Purdue University - Fort Wayne make an average of $36,500 a year.

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#23

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology

Terre Haute, Indiana

Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology ranked #23 on this year’s Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Terre Haute, Indiana is the setting for this small institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 574 students in 2018-2019.

12.71% of the students come from out of the country. Those who receive a bachelor’s degree from Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology go into careers with an average salary of $80,900.

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#24

Oakland City University

Oakland City, Indiana

Oakland City University ranked #24 on this year’s Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana list. Located in Oakland City, Indiana, the small , private not-for-profit school awarded 126 diplomas to qualifed bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

Roughly 26% of the students fall into a traditional age range, meaning this school has higher than average age diversity. Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Oakland City make an average of $33,600 per year during the early years of their career.

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#25

Ball State University

Muncie, Indiana

Ball State University landed the #25 spot on the 2021 Most Diverse Colleges in Indiana ranking. Muncie, Indiana is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 3,621 students in 2018-2019.

Graduates with a bachelor’s degree from Ball State make an average of $41,100 per year during the early years of their career.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 25 schools only.

*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.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).

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