Class of 2021 by the numbers

May 10, 2021 |

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The Class of 2021 will receive 811 diplomas during Indiana University East’s Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 14. This year’s on-campus ceremony is at 10 a.m. and will be held in front of Whitewater Hall.

Of the degrees being conferred, 773 are bachelor’s degrees and 38 are master’s degrees.

Commencement attendance will be limited to graduates only. Family and friends may join the celebration via live stream available on the IU East Commencement website.

Graduates and their families are invited to share their their cap and gown photos and unique celebrations with IU East on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtags #IUEgrad, #iueast and #PackStrong.

Members of the Class of 2021 can get details on how to participate in the Graduation Celebration at

The Class of 2021 has several characteristics.

Of the total number of graduates, there are 64 Indiana counties represented, 35 states and 20 countries.

A brief glance at the statistics and figures provides a look at the graduates joining more than 10,000 IU East alumni.

  • Indiana Resident: 564
  • Non-Resident: 235
  • Reciprocity residents: 73
  • Male: 260
  • Female: 539
  • Minorities represented: 12.6 percent
  • The oldest student graduating is 65, the youngest is 19.
  • The most numerous degree to be granted is the B.S. in Business Administration (205).
  • The second most frequent degree to be granted is the B.S. in Psychology (122).
  • First generation students: 35.3 percent.

If sorting graduates by age, those who are 23 and younger compose 25.5 percent of the Class of 2021. Graduates ages 23-29 represent 35.7 percent of the class while those 30 and over compose 38.8 percent. Within the Class of 2021, 46 undergraduate students earned a 4.0 GPA.

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