Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students 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.
Learn About Diversity at Cardinal Stritch, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Country.
Pretty Good When it Comes to Overall Diversity
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Ranked #1,605 nationwide, Cardinal Stritch University is above average in overall diversity.
Excellent Racial Diversity
Many college students value the opportunity to meet and learn from different ethnic and racial groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Placed at #419, Cardinal Stritch University has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Explore Cardinal Stritch Racial Diversity
If the data is available, the following chart will show Cardinal Stritch undergraduate student diversity.
Cardinal Stritch boasts excellent racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Low Balance of Male and Female Students
If you're seeking a college with an equal amount of male and female students, this may not be the choice for you.
At Cardinal Stritch University, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cardinal Stritch is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #2,669 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 437 males and 1,020 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Cardinal Stritch
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Cardinal Stritch's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Cardinal Stritch University is higher than the national average.
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Cardinal Stritch's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cardinal Stritch is excellent.
Average Location Diversity
Are you seeking a college that attracts students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
In order to come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we factored in where every student resided before they were admitted.
About 89.8% of the students attending Cardinal Stritch University come from within Wisconsin. This makes Cardinal Stritch an average school when it comes to this factor and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,876.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 8 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Cardinal Stritch
There is a medium sized community of about 209 international students at Cardinal Stritch University representing at least 32 countries. Go to the Cardinal Stritch International Student Page for more information.
How Old is 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 Cardinal Stritch University, 25.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cardinal Stritch #69 in the nation for student age diversity.
Cardinal Stritch Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Cardinal Stritch 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 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 campus, what they are actually looking for 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 Cardinal Stritch doing at attracting students from all financial 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 Cardinal Stritch supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Cardinal Stritch?
Contact the school to learn about what they are doing to promote diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are present that encourage diversified perspectives on campus.
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