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Indiana State Demographics & Diversity

Terre Haute, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Indiana State are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 34% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indiana State University students
Race Percent of Students
White 66%
Black 19%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 6%
Race Unknown 1%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Medium

There are 39% more female students than male students enrolled at Indiana State University with a gender ratio of 58% women to 42% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Indiana State has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Indiana State University students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 42%
Women 58%
Enrollment by gender for Indiana State University students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,540
Women 6,289

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

Indiana State serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 78 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indiana State University students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 78%
Out of State 21%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$56,049 per year

50% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,829
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 15.4%
Part time Undergrads 10.4%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151324 IPEDS survey data for Indiana State University.