Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. 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.
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This School has Superb Diversity Overall
We combine elements of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with a total diversity grade for every school.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is thought to be very diverse across all factors, and is ranked #232 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Average
Racially diverse schools 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.
Bard College at Simon's Rock is pretty normal when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,194 in the country.
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Simon's Rock's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Slightly Unbalanced
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Bard College at Simon's Rock, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Simon's Rock is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #955 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 171 males and 230 females.
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The disparity between the counts of men and women at Bard College at Simon's Rock is lower than the national average.
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The ratio of male to female faculty at Simon's Rock is excellent.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over the U.S.
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We've calculated the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they came to this school.
About 10.2% of the students attending Bard College at Simon's Rock come from within Massachusetts. This puts Simon's Rock's level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #154.
Presence of International Students at Simon's Rock
There is a relatively large community of about 59 international students at Bard College at Simon's Rock representing at least -1 countries. For more complete information, see the Simon's Rock International Student Page.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Some learners prefer a campus filled with others who are the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At Bard College at Simon's Rock, 31.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Simon's Rock #2,677 in the nation for student age diversity.
Simon's Rock Age Diversity Chart
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Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Largely speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of people and ideas, and the traditions, belief cultures and systems that come with them. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ideas and ways of thinking, it prepares them for the diverse workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- How is Simon's Rock doing at attracting and supporting students from all income levels?
Schools with otherwise excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Simon's Rock supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Simon's Rock?
Call the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are available that encourage diverse perspectives on campus.