Why Diversity Matters
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 Bethesda, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Country.
Overall Diversity is Above Average
The total diversity grade is created by adding up results of ethnic, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Bethesda University is ranked #998 nationwide.
Ranked High in Ethnic Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the chance to study and learn with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #723 for ethnic diversity means Bethesda University is above average nationally.
Take a Deeper Look at Ethnic Diversity at Bethesda
If the data is present, the following chart will display Bethesda undergraduate student diversity.
Bethesda ranks above average in ethnic diversity.
The ethnic diversity of the faculty is above average.
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 equal numbers of men and women.
At Bethesda University, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Bethesda is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #1,112 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 173 males and 120 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Bethesda
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Bethesda's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Bethesda University is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Bethesda's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Bethesda is on par with national averages.
Seems to be Popular for Local Students
Would you prefer a local college that recruits students from within California? This could be a good option for you.
We've determined the location diversity of each school by looking at where accepted students lived before they attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Bethesda University come from within California. This means Bethesda is below average in geographic diversity with a ranking of #1,496.
International Student Diversity at Bethesda
There is a small community of about 6 international students at Bethesda University representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Bethesda International Student Page.
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" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Bethesda University, 24.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Bethesda #214 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Bethesda
Analyze the age range of Bethesda students with the following chart.
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 an amalgamation of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who state that diversity in school is important to them are looking for institutions to offer a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- Is Bethesda attracting learners from all economic backgrounds?
Schools with excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as economic backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Bethesda supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Bethesda?
What are you trying to find in regards to college diversity? Speak to the school to see what kind of support groups and clubs are offered to encourage varied perspectives.