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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Berkshire Community College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Nation.
Berkshire Community College Overall Diversity Not Known
Unfortunately, we were unable to find adequate data to rank Berkshire Community College for overall diversity.
Racial Diversity Unknown
Racially-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and learn with undergraduates from ethnic and racial groups that are different from their own.
Unfortunately, Berkshire Community College did not provide enough diversity data, so we were unable to calculate a ranking.
Male to Female Diversity Unknown
For most colleges, the male to female ratio is actually skewed toward women, with about six females for every four males. In this section we would usually display what the actual ratio is for this school, but unfortunately that data is not available.
Geographic Diversity Unclear
Some college students prefer a school that mainly represents local students, while some are searching for schools that recruit and attract students from all over the United States and the world. What type of school is right for you?
For most of the colleges within our database, we were able to report the geographic diversity by looking at where matriculated students lived prior to enrolling in college.
Sadly, we do not have the data to calculate Berkshire Community College's geographic diversity rank.
The Amount of International Students at Berkshire Community College
There is a small community of about 3 international students at Berkshire Community College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Berkshire Community College International Student Page.
Age Diversity Unknown
Some students may prefer to be surrounded by other students in the same age range, while others seek more diverse perspectives from other generations.
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. We were able to determine the student body age distribution for most of the schools in our database. Sadly, we were not able to do so for Berkshire Community College, as the information is not available.
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 a mixing together of people, traditions, ideas and cultures. 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, in addition to inspiring creativity and innovation.
- Is Berkshire Community College attracting learners from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with great 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 Berkshire Community College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Berkshire Community College?
Call the school to learn about what they are doing to improve diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are present that encourage diverse points of views on campus.