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..
Overall Diversity is Above Average
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the results of ethnic, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Argosy University - Washington D.C. is considered to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #1,178 nationwide.
Fairly Typical in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically diverse colleges allow students to meet and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds.
Argosy University - Washington D.C. is pretty normal when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,543 in the nation.
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If the data is available, the chart will also display Argosy University - Washington D.C. faculty diversity.
Equal Balance of Male and Female Students
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Argosy University - Washington D.C., the male to female student ratio is far above the national average of about 40:60 with a student body that is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #960 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 52 males and 69 females.
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If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Argosy University - Washington D.C.'s faculty, as well as students.
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 #1,382.
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The undergraduate student body is split among 3 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Age Diversity Unknown
Some students may prefer to be surrounded by students in the same age range, while others seek input from other generations.
Traditionally, undergraduate students range in age from 18 to 22. We were able to determine the student body age rage for most of the institutions in our database. Unfortunately, we were not able to do so for Argosy University - Washington D.C., as the information is not available.
Questions About Diversity
- How is Argosy University - Washington D.C. doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with great racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Argosy University - Washington D.C. is supporting low-income students check 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.