Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students 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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Bellevue College, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
This School has Superb Diversity Overall
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity ranking for every school.
Quite diverse across all factors, Bellevue College is ranked #476 nationwide.
Very High Racial Diversity
Many college students value the opportunity to meet and learn from different racial and ethnic groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Bellevue College is ranked #166 in ethnic diversity nationwide which means it is well above average nationally.
Explore Bellevue College Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Bellevue College when it is available.
Bellevue College boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Balanced Gender Ratio
If you feel more comfortable on a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Bellevue College, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Bellevue College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #659 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 5,837 males and 7,389 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Bellevue College
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Bellevue College's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Bellevue College is excellent.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Bellevue College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Bellevue College is above average.
Representation from U.S. States is About Average
Are you seeking a college that attracts students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
To come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we factored in where every student resided before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Bellevue College come from within Washington. This makes Bellevue College an average school when it comes to this factor and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,740.
The Amount of International Students at Bellevue College
There is a medium sized community of about 931 international students at Bellevue College representing at least -1 countries. Click on the Bellevue College International Student Page for more information.
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?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Bellevue College, 37.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Bellevue College #537 in the nation for student age diversity.
Bellevue College Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Bellevue College.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, races, cultures, religions and economic backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually looking for 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 Bellevue College doing at supporting and attracting 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 Bellevue College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Bellevue College?
Call the school to learn about what they are doing to promote diversity, and what student clubs, groups and associations are present that encourage diversified perspectives on campus.
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