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 the Facts on Diversity at Cedarville, Including how This School Compares 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, Cedarville University is ranked #674 nationwide.
Low Racial Diversity
Many young people value the opportunity to meet and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be difficult at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Cedarville University is ranked #3,340 in the nation.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Cedarville
When available, the chart below explores racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Cedarville.
Cedarville's racial diversity is below the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Equal Balance of Male and Female Students
If you feel more comfortable on a campus with a relatively equal balance of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Cedarville University, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cedarville is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #447 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,750 males and 1,999 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Cedarville
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Cedarville's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Cedarville is excellent.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Cedarville's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cedarville is excellent.
Excellent Location Diversity From Across the United States
Are you looking for a school where you can meet students from all over the United States and the world?
We've decided upon the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they attended college.
About 39.7% of the students attending Cedarville University come from within Ohio. This puts Cedarville's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #253.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 40 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Cedarville
There is a small community of about 65 international students at Cedarville University representing 22 countries. For all the details, go to the Cedarville International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Cedarville University, 68.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cedarville #3,479 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Cedarville
Analyze the age range of Cedarville students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". We use it today to describe an amalgamation of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ways of thinking, it prepares them for the varied workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- How is Cedarville doing at attracting students from all income levels?
Schools with excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Cedarville supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Cedarville?
Call the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student clubs, groups and associations are offered that encourage varied points of views on campus.
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