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IU East Demographics & Diversity

Richmond, Indiana

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at IU East are mostly White with a small Black population. The school has very low racial diversity. 13% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indiana University East students
Race Percent of Students
White 87%
Black 4%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 1%
Race Unknown 2%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 86% more female students than male students enrolled at Indiana University East with a gender ratio of 65% women to 35% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, IU East has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Indiana University East students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 35%
Women 65%
Enrollment by gender for Indiana University East students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,301
Women 2,421

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

IU East serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 76 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indiana University East students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 76%
Out of State 22%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$51,277 per year

57% 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 35.9%
Part time Undergrads 38.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151388 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University East.