Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students. 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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at Averett University, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
Above Average Diversity Overall
The total diversity grade is created by adding up results of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Ranked #633 nationwide, Averett University is above average in overall diversity.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the ability to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #1,679 for ethnic diversity means Averett University is above average nationally.
Averett University Racial Demographics
If the data is available, the following chart will display Averett University undergraduate student diversity.
Averett University ranks above average in racial representation.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fairly Even
Are you seeking a campus with a balanced blend of males to females?
At Averett University, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Averett University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #1,291 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 551 males and 410 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Averett University
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Averett University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Averett University is lower than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Averett University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Averett University is excellent.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity grade.
About 48.5% of the students attending Averett University come from within Virginia. Averett University's rating of #733 makes it above average in this factor.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 17 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Averett University
There is a mid sized group of about 54 international students at Averett University representing at least 14 countries. Click on the Averett University International Student Page for more information.
Age Diversity on Campus
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age?
The traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. At Averett University, 76.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Averett University #3,652 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Averett University
Analyze the age range of Averett University students with the following chart.
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". Today we use it to describe an amalgamation of people, traditions, ideas and cultures. When most students seek diversity on a college campus, what they are 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 Averett University doing at attracting and supporting students from all economic backgrounds?
Schools with excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as economic backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Averett University supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Averett University?
Call the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are offered that encourage varied points of views on campus.
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