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Ilisagvik College Demographics & Diversity

Barrow, Alaska

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Ilisagvik College are primarily American Indian/Alaskan with a smaller White population. The school has medium racial diversity. 87% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Ilisagvik College is designated as a Tribal College or University (TCU) - a college which fosters American Indian culture, languages, and traditions. The college is highly inclusive of Native American students.

Racial demographics of Ilisagvik College students
Race Percent of Students
White 13%
Black 4%
Hispanic 1%
Asian 6%
American Indian / Alaskan 62%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 8%
Two or more races 0%
International 4%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 114% more female students than male students enrolled at Ilisagvik College with a gender ratio of 68% women to 32% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Ilisagvik College has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Ilisagvik College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 32%
Women 68%
Enrollment by gender for Ilisagvik College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 57
Women 122

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Ilisagvik College serves a very low number of students outside of Alaska, with 100 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Ilisagvik College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 100%
Out of State 0%
Foreign 0%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$89,256 per year

60% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 56.5%
Part time Undergrads 62.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=434584 IPEDS survey data for Ilisagvik College.