Student Demographics

Doctoral - Research Student Data

Chief Academic Officers of the Association of American Universities (AAU) issued a statement on September 12, 2017 regarding doctoral education data transparency. They stressed the importance of providing prospective and current students with easily accessible information. To that end, we have provided doctoral education data for Fall 2017 below. Read the AAU statement here.

  • Demographics

    There are 778 doctoral research students at IUPUI, which is 10% of the total IUPUI graduate and professional student body. The following tables break down the data into different categories.

    Gender
      Numbers Percentage
    Female 387 50%
    Male 391 50%
    Total 778 100%
    Race & Ethnicity
      Numbers Percentage
    African American 57 7.0%
    American Indian 1 0.01%
    Asian American 54 7%
    Hispanic/Latino 22 3%
    International 301 39%
    Pacific Islander 0 0%
    Two or more races 16 2%
    White 323 42%
    Unknown 4 0.05%
    Total 778 100%
    Residency
      Numbers Percentage
    Resident 307 39%
    Non-resident 471 61%
    Total 778 100%
  • Time to Degree

     Time to Degree Years
    STEM* 5.5
    Health Sciences** 5.6
    Humanities, Education, Law and Social Sciences 5.9

    *Science, Engineering and Medicine
    **Dental, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Public Health

  • Stipend Information

    Discipline Area Stipend Range Stipend and Health Tuition 10 or 12 Month Appointments Length of Support
    Health Science $5,000 - $32,000 Provided Amount and credit hour limits vary Primarily 12 month 1 - 6 years
    Humanities $14,000 - $22,500 Provided Amount and credit hour limits vary Primarily 10 month 2 - 5 years
    STEM $16,000 - $27,000 Provided Amount and credit hour limits vary Primarily 12 month 1 - 6 years

    Programs support a mix of Fellowships, Research Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, and Graduate Assistantships to varying degrees.

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  • Post Graduate Employment

    The following data is taken from the 2015 Survey of Earned Doctorates.

    Post Graduate status pie chart


    Post Graduate employment pie chart