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Illinois College Demographics & Diversity

Jacksonville, Illinois

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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 Illinois College are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 31% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Illinois College students
Race Percent of Students
White 69%
Black 12%
Hispanic 10%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more female students than male students enrolled at Illinois College with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Illinois College has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Illinois College students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for Illinois College students
Gender Number of Students
Men 522
Women 575

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Illinois College serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 73 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Illinois College students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 73%
Out of State 19%
Foreign 8%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,338 per year

44% 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 1.6%
Part time Undergrads 0.2%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=145691 IPEDS survey data for Illinois College.