Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers alike. 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 Barry University, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
Very High Overall Diversity
We combine factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to create an overall diversity ranking for each school.
Highly diverse across all factors, Barry University is ranked #411 nationwide.
Campus is Higher Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the chance to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
Barry University is ranked #769 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Barry University Racial Demographics
When available, the chart below explores racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Barry University.
Barry University ranks above average in racial representation.
Very good diversity of races in faculty.
Gender Ratio Could Improve
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equal numbers of men and women.
At Barry University, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Barry University is predominantly female.
This university is ranked at #1,958 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,358 males and 2,125 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Barry University
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Barry University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Barry University is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Barry University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Barry University is above average.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
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 examined where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity rating.
About 61.1% of the students attending Barry University come from within Florida. Barry University's rating of #522 makes it above average in this factor.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 29 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Barry University
There is a mid sized group of about 425 international students at Barry University representing at least 35 countries. Click on the Barry University International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some students 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?
The traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Barry University, 20.3% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Barry University #437 in the nation for student age diversity.
Barry University Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Barry University students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, cultures, races, religions and financial backgrounds. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ways of thinking, it prepares them for the varied workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires creativeness and innovation.
- How is Barry University doing at supporting students from all financial backgrounds?
Schools with excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Barry University supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Barry University?
The university years provide a one of a kind opportunity for students to have exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a university administration that is not only promoting diversity institutionally, but also fostering an atmosphere where students can exchange different ideas and perspectives in meaningful and positive ways.
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