Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Medium

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at Iowa are primarily White with a small Foreign Resident population. The school has medium racial diversity. 33% percent of students are minorities or students of color. The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Iowa students
Race Percent of Students
White 67%
Black 3%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 12%
Race Unknown 4%

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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
High

There are 13% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Iowa with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, Iowa has a comparable gender diversity ratio to other US colleges and is inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Iowa students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of Iowa students
Gender Number of Students
Men 14,867
Women 16,789

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

Iowa serves a low number of students outside of Iowa, with 58 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Iowa students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 58%
Out of State 38%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,769 per year

22% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
31,656
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 8%
Part time Undergrads 10.3%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=153658 IPEDS survey data for University of Iowa.

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