Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers. 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.
Learn About Diversity at ASA College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Above Average When it Comes to Overall Diversity
The total diversity grade is created by adding up individual factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, ASA College is ranked #760 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
Many students value the ability to meet and learn from different ethnic and racial groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Placed at #366, ASA College has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Explore Racial Diversity at ASA College
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at ASA College if it is available.
ASA College boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is excellent.
Low Balance of Male and Female Students
If you're seeking a school with an equal balance of male and female students, this isn't the choice for you.
At ASA College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at ASA College is mostly female.
This college is ranked at #2,380 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,516 males and 2,840 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at ASA College
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among ASA College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at ASA College is higher than the national average.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among ASA College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at ASA College is excellent.
High Location Diversity
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We took a look at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity ranking.
About 71.3% of the students attending ASA College come from within New York. ASA College's rating of #1,072 puts it above the national average.
The Amount of International Students at ASA College
There is a relatively large community of about 792 international students at ASA College representing at least -1 countries. To learn more, see the ASA College International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At ASA College, 27.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank ASA College #967 in the nation for student age diversity.
ASA College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of ASA College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, races, cultures, beliefs and economic backgrounds. Students who state that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- How is ASA College doing at attracting and supporting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high 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 ASA College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to ASA College?
Diversity can be promoted by the college in multiple ways. For one, institutions should be making an effort to hire a diverse faculty to nurture students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to promote meaningful interactions between people from differing backgrounds. This prevents faculty and students from becoming isolated and helps bring about positive connections.
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