Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers. 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.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at Boise State University, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
Above Average Diversity Overall
The total diversity grade is created by adding up results of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Boise State University is ranked #460 nationwide.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse colleges allow students to meet and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Boise State University is ranked #1,483 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is close to the national average.
Boise State University Racial Demographics
When available, the chart below will display racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Boise State University.
Boise State University's ethnic diversity is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Gender Ratio is Pretty Even
Would you prefer an equal balance of males and females on campus?
At Boise State University, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Boise State University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #568 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 9,193 males and 11,551 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Boise State University
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Boise State University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Boise State University is lower than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Boise State University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Boise State University is excellent.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We examined where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity rank.
About 57.2% of the students attending Boise State University come from within Idaho. Boise State University's rating of #421 makes it above average in this factor.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 36 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Boise State University
There is a mid sized group of about 542 international students at Boise State University representing at least 44 countries. Go to the Boise State University International Student Page for more information.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Some learners 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 Boise State University, 36.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Boise State University #205 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Boise State University
Analyze the age range of Boise State University 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. Students who express 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 Boise State University supporting learners from all income backgrounds?
Even a school with great racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Boise State University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Boise State University?
The college years provide a one of a kind opportunity for students to have exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a university 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.