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University of Illinois at Springfield Demographics & Diversity

Springfield, Illinois

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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 University of Illinois at Springfield are primarily White with a smaller Black population. The school has medium racial diversity. 37% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Illinois at Springfield students
Race Percent of Students
White 63%
Black 16%
Hispanic 7%
Asian 4%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3%
International 5%
Race Unknown 3%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 10% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Illinois at Springfield with a gender ratio of 52% women to 48% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Illinois at Springfield has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Illinois at Springfield students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 48%
Women 52%
Enrollment by gender for University of Illinois at Springfield students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,970
Women 2,176

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Very Low

University of Illinois at Springfield serves a very low number of students outside of Illinois, with 93 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Illinois at Springfield students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 93%
Out of State 5%
Foreign 3%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$58,971 per year

49% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
4,146
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 38.6%
Part time Undergrads 34.5%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=148654 IPEDS survey data for University of Illinois at Springfield.