Why Diversity Should Matter to You
It's quite possible you have heard that diversity is important to the total university experience, but what do we mean when we speak about diversity?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds.
So, what are we striving for when we want to realize more diversity in college?
When most students seek diversity on a college 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 cultures and backgrounds.
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also promoting an environment where there is positive interaction between different groups.
Learn About Diversity at Armstrong State University, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
Overall Diversity is Above Average
The total diversity grade is created by combining the results of ethnic, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Armstrong State University is ranked #1,144 nationwide.
Campus is Higher Than Average in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the ability to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #540 for ethnic diversity means Armstrong State University is above average nationally.
Explore Ethnic Diversity at Armstrong State University
If available, the chart below will display ethnic diversity among the undergraduate students at Armstrong State University.
Armstrong State University ranks above average in ethnic diversity.
The faculty's ethnic diversity is on par with the national average.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking a college with an equal balance of male and female students, this is not the choice for you.
At Armstrong State University, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Armstrong State University is predominantly female.
This university is ranked at #1,697 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,186 males and 4,211 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Armstrong State University
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Armstrong State University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Armstrong State University is higher than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Armstrong State University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Armstrong State University is above average.
Geographic Diversity is Typical
Would you prefer a college that recruits students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from your home state?
To come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we factored in where every student lived before they attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Armstrong State University come from within Georgia. This puts Armstrong State University's level of geographic diversity on par with the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,314.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 25 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Armstrong State University
There is a small community of about 109 international students at Armstrong State University representing 23 countries. To see more, check out the Armstrong State University International Student Page.
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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Armstrong State University, 42.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Armstrong State University #850 in the nation for student age diversity.
Armstrong State University Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Armstrong State University students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- Is Armstrong State University supporting learners from all backgrounds?
Schools with otherwise excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as economic backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Armstrong State University supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Armstrong State University?
Get in touch with the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student clubs, groups and associations are available that encourage varied points of views on campus.