Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students 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 Some Knowledge on Diversity at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the U.S..
Blue Ridge Community and Technical College Overall Diversity Not Known
Unfortunately, we were unable to find adequate data to rank Blue Ridge Community and Technical College for overall diversity.
Racial Diversity Unknown
Racially-diverse schools offer students the opportunity to study and learn with undergraduates from ethnic and racial groups that are different from their own.
Unfortunately, Blue Ridge Community and Technical College did not provide enough diversity data, so we were unable to calculate a ranking.
Male to Female Diversity Unknown
Did you know that the average male to female ratio on college campuses is skewed towards women? There are currently about six females for every four males attending college. We've calculated this percentage for most of the colleges within our database, but sadly, we do not have enough data on Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's male to female diversity to provide you with this info.
Geographic Diversity Unclear
Some students prefer a school that mostly represents local students, while some are searching for schools that recruit and attract students from all over the United States and the globe. 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 enrolled undergrads lived prior to getting admitted to college.
Sadly, we do not have the data to calculate Blue Ridge Community and Technical College's geographic diversity rating.
The Amount of International Students at Blue Ridge Community and Technical College
We had hoped to tell you more about the international students on campus, but this data is not available.
Age Diversity Unknown
Some students may prefer to be surrounded by other students from the same age range, while others seek 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 Blue Ridge Community and Technical College, as the information is not available.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds. 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.
- How is Blue Ridge Community and Technical College doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Schools with higher than average racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Blue Ridge Community and Technical College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Blue Ridge Community and Technical 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 fostering an environment where there is meaningful interaction between different groups.