Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers alike. 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 Beal College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Overall Diversity is Low
To get the total diversity ranking, we took the combination of racial demographics, geographic origin of students, gender and age diversity.
Unfortunately when it comes to overall diversity Beal College is ranked #3,032 and is below average.
Lacking in Racial Diversity
Many students value the chance to meet and learn from other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be hard to do at this school.
Beal College is ranked #3,447 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is below the national average.
Explore Racial Diversity at Beal College
If the data is present, the following chart will show Beal College undergraduate student diversity.
Beal College's racial diversity is below the national average.
The faculty at Beal College is not racially diverse.
Comparable to National Averages When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Beal College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Beal College is mostly female.
This college is ranked at #2,168 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 76 males and 131 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Beal College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Beal College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Beal College is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Beal College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Beal College is excellent.
School Tends to Represent Students From Its Home State
Do you want a local school that attracts students from within Maine? This could be a good option for you.
We've derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Beal College come from within Maine. This puts Beal College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,809.
International Student Diversity at Beal College
We wanted to tell you more about the international students on campus, but this data is not available.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Some 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?
The traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At Beal College, 32.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Beal College #855 in the nation for student age diversity.
Beal College Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Beal College.
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 an amalgamation of peoples, traditions, ideas and cultures. 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 cultures and backgrounds.
- How is Beal College doing at attracting and supporting students from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Beal College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Beal College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also encouraging an environment where there is meaningful interaction between different groups.
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