Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers 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 the Facts on Diversity at Butler, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
Very Good Diversity Overall
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the results of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Considered above average in terms of overall diversity, Butler University is ranked #815 nationwide.
Below Average Representation of Different Races
Many learners value the opportunity to meet and learn from other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be difficult at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Butler University is ranked #1,880 in the nation.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Butler
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Butler if it is available.
Butler's racial diversity is below the national average.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
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 Butler University, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Butler is predominantly female.
This university is ranked at #1,186 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,696 males and 2,597 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Butler
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Butler's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Butler University is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Butler's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Butler is above average.
Above Average Location Diversity
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 looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending in order to come up with the geographic diversity grade.
About 43.0% of the students attending Butler University come from within Indiana. Butler's rating of #341 makes it above average in this factor.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 35 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Butler
There is a small community of about 94 international students at Butler University representing 23 countries. To see more, check out the Butler International Student Page.
What is the Age Range 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 traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. At Butler University, 71.3% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Butler #2,245 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Butler
Analyze the age range of Butler students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, cultures, races, religions and financial backgrounds. Students who say that diversity in school 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 Butler 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 Butler supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Butler?
What are you seeking in regards to college diversity? Get a hold of the school to see what kind of clubs and support groups are available to stimulate varied perspectives.