Diversity Makes a Difference
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.
Learn About Diversity at ASU Tempe, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
The Very Best Overall Diversity
We combine factors of ethnic, geographic, gender and age diversity to create an overall diversity grade for each school.
Ranked #127 in the nation, Arizona State University - Tempe is considered highly diverse.
Campus is Above Average in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #467 for ethnic diversity means Arizona State University - Tempe is above average nationally.
Explore ASU Tempe Ethnic Diversity
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at ASU Tempe when it is available.
ASU Tempe ranks above average in ethnic diversity.
The ethnic diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Ratio is Pretty Good
Would you prefer a nice mix of males and females on campus?
At Arizona State University - Tempe, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at ASU Tempe is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #904 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 24,246 males and 18,231 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at ASU Tempe
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among ASU Tempe's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Arizona State University - Tempe is lower than the national average.
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among ASU Tempe's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at ASU Tempe is excellent.
Very High Location Diversity Across the United States
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the nation and the world?
We've come up with the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where undergrads resided before they attended college.
About 64.7% of the students attending Arizona State University - Tempe come from within Arizona. This puts ASU Tempe's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #231.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 50 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at ASU Tempe
There is a large community of about 9,062 international students at Arizona State University - Tempe representing at least 50 countries. To learn more, see the ASU Tempe International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Some college 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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Arizona State University - Tempe, 55.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank ASU Tempe #1,693 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at ASU Tempe
Analyze the age range of ASU Tempe students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, cultures, races, religions and financial backgrounds. 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, in addition to inspiring creativity and innovation.
- Is ASU Tempe attracting students from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with great racial, ethnic, and location diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how ASU Tempe is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to ASU Tempe?
Diversity can be encouraged by the university in several ways. First, institutions should be making an effort to hire a varied faculty to engage students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to promote substantial connections between people from different backgrounds. This prevents faculty and students from self-segregating and helps bring about positive connections.