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IU Demographics & Diversity

Bloomington, Indiana

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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 IU are mostly White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has low racial diversity. 29% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indiana University Bloomington students
Race Percent of Students
White 71%
Black 4%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 4%
International 11%
Race Unknown 0%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 4% more male students than female students enrolled at Indiana University Bloomington with a gender ratio of 51% men to 49% women. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, IU has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Indiana University Bloomington students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 51%
Women 49%
Enrollment by gender for Indiana University Bloomington students
Gender Number of Students
Men 24,008
Women 22,997

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

IU serves a low number of students outside of Indiana, with 51 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indiana University Bloomington students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 51%
Out of State 42%
Foreign 5%
Unknown Location 1%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$70,094 per year

18% 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 2.2%
Part time Undergrads 3.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151351 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Bloomington.