Diversity Makes a Difference
What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Largely speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of individuals and ideas, and the traditions, belief cultures and systems that come with them.
With all of this in mind, what does 'diversity in college' mean?
When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are looking for 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 backgrounds and cultures.
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also promoting an environment where there is meaningful interaction between different groups.
Learn About Diversity at Argosy University - Washington D.C., and how it Compares to Other Schools in the U.S..
The Diversity Here is Average
We come up with an overall diversity ranking for each school by looking at racial, ethnic, age, geographic and gender diversity.
Nothing too impressive or too negative when it comes to diversity, Argosy University - Washington D.C. is about average ranked at #1,469.
Fairly Typical in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically diverse colleges allow students to meet and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
With a student body composition that is similar to the national average, Argosy University - Washington D.C. is ranked #1,832 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
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If the data is available, the following chart will display Argosy University - Washington D.C. undergraduate student diversity.
Argosy University - Washington D.C.'s ethnic diversity is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below also explores ethnic diversity among the faculty at Argosy University - Washington D.C..
The ethnic diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Balance is On Par With National Averages
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Argosy University - Washington D.C., the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Argosy University - Washington D.C. is predominantly female.
This university is ranked at #1,374 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 34 males and 51 females.
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If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Argosy University - Washington D.C.'s undergraduate students.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Argosy University - Washington D.C.'s faculty.
Representation from U.S. States is About Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student resided before they attended college.
About 55.6% of the students attending Argosy University - Washington D.C. come from within Virginia. This puts Argosy University - Washington D.C.'s level of geographic diversity about the same as the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,401.
Age Diversity 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 typical student is between the ages of 18-22. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Argosy University - Washington D.C., 1.4% of students are in the age 18 to 22 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Argosy University - Washington D.C. #1,550 in the nation for student age diversity.
Argosy University - Washington D.C. Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Argosy University - Washington D.C. undergraduates with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- How is Argosy University - Washington D.C. doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Schools with otherwise excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Argosy University - Washington D.C. supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Argosy University - Washington D.C.?
What are you seeking in regards to college diversity? Get a hold of the school to see what kind of support groups and clubs are available to encourage diverse perspectives.