Why Diversity Matters
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.
Get Some Knowledge on Diversity at Cal Maritime, Including how This School Compares to Others in the U.S..
Average in Overall Diversity
We calculated an overall diversity ranking for each school by looking at racial, age, geographic and gender diversity.
California State University Maritime Academy is thought to be pretty typical in overall diversity, and is ranked #1,528 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
Many college students value the opportunity to meet and learn from different ethnic and racial groups, which is possible at a diverse institution such as this one.
Sitting at #282, California State University Maritime Academy has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Cal Maritime Racial Demographics
If the data is available, the following chart will display Cal Maritime undergraduate student diversity.
Cal Maritime boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
This School is Heavily Dominated by One Gender
Will you feel more comfortable on a college campus with an equal mix of males to females?
At California State University Maritime Academy, the disparity between men and women on campus is much higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cal Maritime is majority male.
This university is ranked at #2,112 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 860 males and 190 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Cal Maritime
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Cal Maritime's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Cal Maritime is poor compared to the national average.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Cal Maritime's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cal Maritime is above average.
Average Location Diversity
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we factored in where every student resided before they attended college.
About 83.8% of the students attending California State University Maritime Academy come from within California. This makes Cal Maritime an average school when it comes to this factor and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,073.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 14 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Cal Maritime
There is a small community of about 6 international students at California State University Maritime Academy representing 5 countries. For all the details, go to the Cal Maritime International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
Some college 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 typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At California State University Maritime Academy, 66.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cal Maritime #2,038 in the nation for student age diversity.
Cal Maritime Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Cal Maritime 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 cultures and systems that come with them. 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, classes, and religions.
- Is Cal Maritime attracting and supporting students from all backgrounds?
Schools with higher than average ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as income levels. Get a better idea of how Cal Maritime supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Cal Maritime?
Call the school to learn about what they are doing to improve diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are present that encourage diversified points of views on campus.