Diversity Makes a Difference
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 Blue Mountain Community College, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the United States.
Overall Diversity is Good
The total diversity grade is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Blue Mountain Community College is ranked #1,711 nationwide.
Ranked Well for Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #1,683 for ethnic diversity means Blue Mountain Community College is above average nationally.
Explore Blue Mountain Community College Racial Diversity
If the data is available, the following chart will show Blue Mountain Community College undergraduate student diversity.
Blue Mountain Community College ranks above average in racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Balance is On Par With National Averages
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Blue Mountain Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Blue Mountain Community College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,686 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 742 males and 939 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Blue Mountain Community College
If available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Blue Mountain Community College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Blue Mountain Community College is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Blue Mountain Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Blue Mountain Community College is above average.
Low Geographic Diversity
Do you want a local school that attracts local students? 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.
About 88.2% of the students attending Blue Mountain Community College come from within Oregon. This puts Blue Mountain Community College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,089.
Presence of International Students at Blue Mountain Community College
We wanted to tell you more about the international students on campus, but this data is not available.
Age Diversity on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Blue Mountain Community College, 47.0% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Blue Mountain Community College #2,325 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Blue Mountain Community College
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Blue Mountain Community College.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Broadly speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of people and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. Students who express that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- How is Blue Mountain Community College doing at supporting and attracting students from all income levels?
Schools with otherwise 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 Blue Mountain Community College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Blue Mountain Community 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 promoting an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.
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