Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers alike. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that score high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at Alamance Community College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
The Diversity Here is Average
We come up with an overall diversity grade for each school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Alamance Community College is thought to be about average in overall diversity, and is ranked #2,218 nationwide.
This School is Considered Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the chance to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
Alamance Community College is ranked #924 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Alamance Community College Racial Demographics
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Alamance Community College when it is available.
Alamance Community College ranks above average in racial representation.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Male to Female Balance is On Par With National Averages
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equal numbers of men and women.
At Alamance Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Alamance Community College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,074 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,600 males and 2,648 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Alamance Community College
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Alamance Community College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Alamance Community College is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Alamance Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Alamance Community College is above average.
Campus Represents the State Well
This school seems to be very popular among students from one state. Is it the right choice for you?
We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by factoring in where matriculated undergraduates came from before they were admitted to college.
Over 90% of the students attending Alamance Community College come from within North Carolina. This places Alamance Community College's level of geographic diversity far below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,894.
Presence of International Students at Alamance Community College
There is a mid sized group of about 125 international students at Alamance Community College representing at least -1 countries. Go to the Alamance Community College International Student Page for more information.
Age Range on Campus
Some learners prefer a campus filled with others who are a similar age to them, while some prefer a wide age range of students. Which is best for you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Alamance Community College, 40.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Alamance Community College #469 in the nation for student age diversity.
Alamance Community College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Alamance Community College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe a mixture of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who say that diversity in school is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- Is Alamance Community College attracting and supporting students from all income backgrounds?
Schools with otherwise excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Alamance Community College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Alamance Community College?
Diversity can be encouraged by the university in several ways. First, institutions should be making an effort to hire a varied faculty to teach students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to encourage substantial connections between people from different backgrounds. This prevents faculty and students from self-segregating and promotes positive connections.
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