Retention & Statistics

There are nearly 6,000 graduate students enrolled in University Graduate School programs across all eight IU campuses.

Ph.D. students represent the majority of graduate students in the University Graduate School. Master’s students make up just over one-fifth of the graduate student population, while non-degree students—students who are earning graduate credits or working toward graduate certificates—make up another 10%.

By Degree Program
  Numbers Percentage
Doctoral 3,698 64%
Master's 1,562 27%
Non-Degree 518 9%
Total 5,778
  Numbers Percentages
Female 3,223 56%
Male 2,555 44%
Domestic vs. International
  Numbers Percentages
Domestic 4,305 75%
International 1,473 25%
Underrepresented Minorities*
  Numbers Percentages
Minority 639 15%
Other 3,666 85%

*Out of the domestic population only.