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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Austin Community College District, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
Overall Diversity is Good
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, Austin Community College District is ranked #685 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
Many young people value the opportunity 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 #627, Austin Community College District has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Explore Austin Community College District Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Austin Community College District if it is available.
Austin Community College District boasts excellent racial diversity.
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 Austin Community College District, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Austin Community College District is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #924 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 17,874 males and 22,925 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Austin Community College District
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Austin Community College District's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Austin Community College District is lower than the national average.
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Austin Community College District's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Austin Community College District is excellent.
Average Location Diversity
Are you seeking a college that recruits students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Austin Community College District come from within Texas. This makes Austin Community College District an average school when it comes to this factor and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,631.
The Amount of International Students at Austin Community College District
There is a relatively small community of about 543 international students at Austin Community College District representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Austin Community College District International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some college students prefer a campus filled with others who are the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Austin Community College District, 36.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Austin Community College District #409 in the nation for student age diversity.
Austin Community College District Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Austin Community College District.
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 a mixing together of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. When most students seek diversity on a college 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 backgrounds and cultures.
- How is Austin Community College District doing at 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 Austin Community College District is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Austin Community College District?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also fostering an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.
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