Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students. 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.
Learn About Diversity at Black Hawk College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
The Diversity Here is About Average
We calculated an overall diversity grade for each school by looking at racial, age, geographic and gender diversity.
Nothing too out of the ordinary, Black Hawk College is about average with a ranking of #1,990.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the opportunity to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #1,624 for ethnic diversity means Black Hawk College is above average nationally.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Black Hawk College
If the data is available, the following chart will display Black Hawk College undergraduate student diversity.
Black Hawk College ranks above average in racial representation.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national 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 equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Black Hawk College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Black Hawk College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #1,929 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,700 males and 2,633 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Black Hawk College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Black Hawk College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Black Hawk College is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Black Hawk College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Black Hawk College is above average.
School Tends to Represent Students From Its Home State
Would you prefer a local college that attracts students from within Illinois? This could be a good option for you.
We've arrived at the location diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Black Hawk College come from within Illinois. This means Black Hawk College is below average in geographic diversity with a ranking of #2,406.
International Student Diversity at Black Hawk College
There is a small community of about 10 international students at Black Hawk College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Black Hawk College International Student Page.
What is the Age Diversity of the Students?
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 typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Black Hawk College, 49.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Black Hawk College #693 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at Black Hawk College
Analyze the age range of Black Hawk College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Largely speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of individuals and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. When most students seek diversity on a college campus, what they are 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 backgrounds and cultures.
- How is Black Hawk College doing at attracting students from all income levels?
Schools with excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Black Hawk College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Black Hawk College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also encouraging an environment where there is positive interaction between different groups.
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