Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that rank high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Albany Technical College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
Overall Diversity at Albany Technical College Not Known
We were not able to calculate the measures of diversity we needed for Albany Technical College to come up with a ranking.
Racial Diversity Unknown
Racially-diverse schools offer students the chance to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
Unfortunately, Albany Technical College did not provide sufficient diversity data, so we weren't able to calculate a ranking.
Male to Female Diversity Unknown
Did you know that the average male to female ratio on college campuses is normally skewed towards women? There are currently about six females for every four males attending college. We've calculated this percentage for the majority of the colleges in our database, but sadly, we don't have enough data on Albany Technical College's male to female diversity to supply you with this information.
Geographic Diversity Unknown
Some young people prefer a school that mainly represents students from within their own state, while some may be looking for schools that attract and recruit students from all over the country and the world. Which is right for you?
For most of the colleges within our database, we were able to find out the geographic diversity by looking at where enrolled undergrads lived before enrolling in college.
But unfortunately, we were not able to get the data to find out Albany Technical College's geographic diversity rank.
International Student Diversity at Albany Technical College
There is a relatively small community of about 3 international students at Albany Technical College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Albany Technical College International Student Page.
Age Diversity Unknown
Some students may opt to be surrounded by students who are the same age, while others seek perspectives from other age groups.
The traditional college student ranges in age from 18 to 21. For most of the colleges within our database, we were able to determine the age range of the student body. Sadly, we were not able to do so for Albany Technical College, as the information is not available.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Largely speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of people and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually seeking are opportunities to express themselves and find community with others who believe the same way, as well as opportunities to learn from those from different cultures and backgrounds.
- How is Albany Technical College doing at attracting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Albany Technical College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Albany Technical College?
Diversity can be promoted by the college in multiple ways. For one, institutions should be making an effort to hire a diverse faculty to engage students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to promote meaningful interactions between people from differing backgrounds. This prevents students and faculty from becoming isolated and encourages positive connections.