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 IPFW are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has very low racial diversity. 18% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
Race Percent of Students
White 82%
Black 5%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 2%
Race Unknown 0%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 17% more female students than male students enrolled at Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne with a gender ratio of 54% women to 46% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, IPFW has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 46%
Women 54%
Enrollment by gender for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
Gender Number of Students
Men 4,670
Women 5,469

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

IPFW serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 91 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 91%
Out of State 6%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$61,940 per year

44% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
10,139
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 16.6%
Part time Undergrads 24.6%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151102 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne.