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2023 Informatics Students

There are about 4,482 students enrolled in Informatics in the USA.

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College is a fabulously poignant period in one's life; it's a chance for individual progress and evolution. Undergraduates try to capture who they can be and develop many of the crucial skills to become a prosperous member of society. But growth goes beyond a classroom - the late nights discussing Langston Hughes with a classmate, the personal lesson learned from an old instructor, the exposure to a different attitude. As such, a diverse univeristy experience tremendously improves what one gains from the time at school.

Informatics is a more ethnically diverse subject than average*. 52% of the United States' Informatics majors are white students, followed by students of other races**(24%), asian students (11%), and latino students (8%). The most ethnically diverse college* in the top 100 is SUNY at Albany&nbspin Albany, NY.

Moreover, Informatics significatly skews male, with 73% of students majoring in Informatics identifying as men. The most gender balanced school in the top 100 is Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis in Indianapolis, IN.

Another important type of diversity is class diversity. Informatics is the 15th most socioeconomically diverse focus in the US. 28% of its students come from families bringing in less than $30,000 a year, 17% are from households who earn between $48,000 and $75,000 a year, and 23% grew up in households with $110,000 plus annual incomes. Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis is the most socioeconomically diverse institution in the top 100.

Considering each type of diversity, overall VA is the most diverse state for Informatics. The Mid East is the most diverse region, and the Big South Conference is the most diverse conference.

* diversity calculations and comparisons are based on Simpson's Diversity Index
** other races is used to refer to non asian, black, latino, or white

Diversity Statistics

Racial Diversity
  • Asian: 11%

  • Black: 5%

  • Latino: 8%

  • White: 52%

  • Other: 24%

    Gender Diversity
  • Male: 73%

  • Female: 27%

    Socioeconomic Diversity (By Household Income)
  • Under 30k: 28%

  • 30k - 48k: 16%

  • 48k - 75k: 17%

  • 75k - 110k: 16%

  • Over 110k: 23%

    Geographic Diversity
  • In State: 65%

  • Out of State: 30%

  • International: 5%

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