Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers alike. 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.
Get Started Learning About Diversity at Arizona Western College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
The Diversity Here is About Average
We calculated a total diversity ranking for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Arizona Western College sits at an average ranking when it comes to overall diversity at #2,038 in the nation.
Fairly Typical in Racial Diversity
Racially diverse college campuses allow students to get to know and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Arizona Western College is pretty average when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #2,557 in the country.
Explore Arizona Western College Racial Diversity
If the data is present, the following chart will show Arizona Western College undergraduate student diversity.
Arizona Western College's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fair
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Arizona Western College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Arizona Western College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,232 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 3,155 males and 4,279 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Arizona Western College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Arizona Western College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Arizona Western College is lower than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Arizona Western College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Arizona Western College is excellent.
Seems to be Popular for Local Students
Do you want a local school that attracts students from within Arizona? This could be a good choice for you.
We've determined the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Arizona Western College come from within Arizona. This puts Arizona Western College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,249.
International Student Diversity at Arizona Western College
There is a relatively small community of about 94 international students at Arizona Western College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Arizona Western College International Student Page.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Arizona Western College, 49.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Arizona Western College #1,202 in the nation for student age diversity.
Arizona Western College Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Arizona Western College.
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". We use it today to describe an amalgamation of peoples, traditions, ideas and cultures. 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 Arizona Western College doing at attracting and supporting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Arizona Western College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Arizona Western College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also encouraging an environment where there is positive interaction between different groups.
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