Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Low

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at IU South Bend are mostly White with a small Hispanic population. The school has low racial diversity. 26% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Indiana University South Bend students
Race Percent of Students
White 74%
Black 8%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 1%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 3%
Race Unknown 1%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 78% more female students than male students enrolled at Indiana University South Bend with a gender ratio of 64% women to 36% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, IU South Bend has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Indiana University South Bend students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 36%
Women 64%
Enrollment by gender for Indiana University South Bend students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,877
Women 3,337

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

IU South Bend serves a very low number of students outside of Indiana, with 95 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Indiana University South Bend students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 95%
Out of State 4%
Foreign 2%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$59,249 per year

46% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,214
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 20.9%
Part time Undergrads 26.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=151342 IPEDS survey data for Indiana University South Bend.