Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers alike. 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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at Capitol Tech, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
The Diversity Here is About Average
We calculated a total diversity grade for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Nothing too out of the ordinary, Capitol Technology University is about average ranked at #1,668.
Good Representation of Many Races
Many young people value the opportunity to meet and learn from different racial and ethnic groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Capitol Technology University is ranked #362 in ethnic diversity nationwide which is far above average.
Explore Capitol Tech Racial Diversity
If the data is present, the following chart will show Capitol Tech undergraduate student diversity.
Capitol Tech boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
College is Heavily Dominated by One Sex
Do you prefer a campus with an equal mix of males to females?
At Capitol Technology University, the disparity between men and women on campus is much higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Capitol Tech is predominantly male.
This university is ranked at #2,168 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 365 males and 66 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Capitol Tech
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Capitol Tech's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Capitol Tech is poor compared to the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Capitol Tech's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Capitol Tech is on par with national averages.
Geographic Diversity is Normal
Are you seeking a college that recruits students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student lived before they were admitted.
About 69.2% of the students attending Capitol Technology University come from within Maryland. This places Capitol Tech at the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,202.
International Student Diversity at Capitol Tech
There is a relatively small community of about 5 international students at Capitol Technology University representing -1 countries. To see more, check out the Capitol Tech International Student Page.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Capitol Technology University, 25.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Capitol Tech #180 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Capitol Tech
Analyze the age distribution of Capitol Tech students with the following chart.
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. Students who state that diversity in college 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, religions, and classes.
- How is Capitol Tech 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 Capitol Tech is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Capitol Tech?
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 a climate where students can exchange differing perspectives and ideas in meaningful and positive ways.