Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students. 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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at American International College, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
Excellent Overall Diversity
We combine factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with an overall diversity grade for each school.
Highly diverse across all factors, American International College is ranked #586 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Excellent
Many college students value the ability to meet and learn from different racial and ethnic groups, which is possible at a diverse institution such as this one.
American International College is ranked #398 in ethnic diversity nationwide which is far above average.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at American International College
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at American International College if it is available.
American International College boasts excellent racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Comparable to National Averages When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At American International College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at American International College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,182 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 484 males and 852 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at American International College
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among American International College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at American International College is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among American International College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at American International College is on par with national averages.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity rating.
About 63.4% of the students attending American International College come from within Massachusetts. American International College's rating of #894 makes it above average in this factor.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 18 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at American International College
There is a small community of about 60 international students at American International College representing 22 countries. To see more, check out the American International College International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some students 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 typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At American International College, 29.0% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank American International College #534 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at American International College
Analyze the age range of American International College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe an amalgamation of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ideas and ways of thinking, it prepares them for the varied workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- Is American International College attracting and supporting students from all backgrounds?
Schools with excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how American International College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to American International College?
Diversity can be promoted by the university in several ways. First, institutions should be making an effort to hire a varied faculty to nurture students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to foster substantial interaction between people from different backgrounds. This prevents students and faculty from self-segregating and encourages positive connections.
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