Purdue University Fort Wayne

PFW Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Purdue University Fort Wayne? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at PFW. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

PFW Student Population

How Many Students Attend Purdue University Fort Wayne?

PFW total enrollment is approximately 10,208 students.

5,370 are undergraduates and 171 are graduate students.

PFW Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time PFW undergraduate population is made up of 52% women, and 48% men.

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PFW Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 3,915
Hispanic 439
Black or African American 363
Multi-Ethnic 260
Asian 203
International 167
Unknown 8
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 5

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PFW Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 37% of full-time grad students are women, and 63% men.

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PFW Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

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Race/Ethnicity Number
International 78
White 73
Asian 5
Black or African American 5
Hispanic 4
Multi-Ethnic 4
Unknown 2
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

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Above Average in Overall Diversity Nationwide

PFW achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,405 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1405 out of 3514
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Overall Diversity Score  60.03 out of 100
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A high overall ranking means this school is considered quite diverse among all factors: student race/ethnicity, age, gender, and location.

How Does PFW Diversity Compare to National Averages?

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PFW overall diversity is higher than the national average, although some aspects of their diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

PFW is ranked 2,390 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2390 out of 3790
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Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  36.95 out of 100
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Some schools are low in racial/ethnic diversity due to catering to one specific racial/ethnic group, or because they are located in an area where they primarily serve the nearby community.

PFW Racial Demographics:

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Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7,715
Hispanic 777
Black or African American 554
Multi-Ethnic 442
Asian 372
International 290
Unknown 33
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Purdue University Fort Wayne Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

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Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,231
Asian 80
Black or African American 75
Multi-Ethnic 17
Hispanic 0
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0
International 0
Unknown 0

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Near Even Male/Female Ratio

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PFW ranks 354 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  354 out of 3790
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Student Male/Female Diversity Score  90.68 out of 100
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This school is more popular with women than with men.

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There are approximately 5,469 female students and 4,739 male students at PFW.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of PFW is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  90.49 out of 100.
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There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

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There are approximately 829 female teachers and 685 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

6.48% Out of State

PFW ranks 1,558 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

6.48% of PFW students come from out of state, and 0% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  28 out of 100.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 17 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

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Top 5 States

State Amount
Indiana 1,472
Ohio 53
Michigan 16
Illinois 10
Wisconsin 4

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High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
44.95% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  82.58 out of 100.
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A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At PFW, 44.95% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

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Student Age Group Amount
18-19 2,564
20-21 2,117
22-24 1,810
25-29 934
35 and over 696
30-34 363
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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