Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. 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 Bob Jones University, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to come up with a total diversity grade for every school.
Quite diverse across all factors, Bob Jones University is ranked #405 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Normal
Racially diverse college campuses allow students to get to know and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Bob Jones University is pretty average when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #2,835 in the country.
Explore Racial Diversity at Bob Jones University
If the data is present, the following chart will show Bob Jones University undergraduate student diversity.
Bob Jones University's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fair
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Bob Jones University, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Bob Jones University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #774 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,181 males and 1,466 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Bob Jones University
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Bob Jones University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Bob Jones University is lower than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Bob Jones University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Bob Jones University is above average.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over the U.S.
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the United States and the world?
We've decided upon the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they came to this school.
About 35.7% of the students attending Bob Jones University come from within South Carolina. This puts Bob Jones University's level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #205.
International Student Diversity at Bob Jones University
There is a medium sized community of about 203 international students at Bob Jones University representing at least -1 countries. Go to the Bob Jones University International Student Page for more information.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Bob Jones University, 65.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Bob Jones University #3,201 in the nation for student age diversity.
Bob Jones University Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Bob Jones University.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, races, cultures, beliefs and economic backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on a college campus, what they are actually 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 cultures and backgrounds.
- How is Bob Jones University doing at attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Bob Jones University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Bob Jones University?
The university years provide a unique opportunity for students to have direct exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a college administration that is not only promoting diversity institutionally, but also fostering an atmosphere where students can exchange differing ideas and perspectives in positive and meaningful ways.
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