A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Purdue Calumet are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 45% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.
|Race||Percent of Students|
|American Indian / Alaskan||
|Hawaiian / Pacific Islander||
|Two or more races||
There are more students than students enrolled at Purdue University Calumet Campus with a gender ratio of . Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Purdue Calumet has a significantly lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is not inclusive of females.
38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.
|Segment||Percent of Students|
|Students Over 25 Years Old||35.5%|
|Part time Undergrads||35.6%|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=152248 IPEDS survey data for Purdue University Calumet Campus.