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 Central Alabama Community College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools 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.
Central Alabama Community College is considered to be middle of the pack in overall diversity, and is ranked #2,248 nationwide.
Average in Racial Diversity
Racially diverse colleges allow students to get to know and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
With a student body composition that is close to the national average, Central Alabama Community College is ranked #2,719 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
Explore Racial Diversity at Central Alabama Community College
If the data is present, the following chart will show Central Alabama Community College undergraduate student diversity.
Central Alabama Community College's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Gender Ratio is Pretty Good
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Central Alabama Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Central Alabama Community College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,422 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 766 males and 915 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Central Alabama Community College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Central Alabama Community College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Central Alabama Community College is lower than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Central Alabama Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Central Alabama Community College is above average.
Seems to be Popular for Local Students
Do you want a local school that recruits students from within Alabama? This could be a good option for you.
We've derived the location diversity of each school by looking at where undergraduates lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Central Alabama Community College come from within Alabama. This puts Central Alabama Community College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,373.
International Student Diversity at Central Alabama Community College
There is a relatively small community of about 2 international students at Central Alabama Community College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Central Alabama Community College 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 prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Central Alabama Community College, 61.3% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Central Alabama Community College #2,360 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Central Alabama Community College
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Central Alabama Community College.
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. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ideas and ways of thinking, it prepares them for the diverse workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- How is Central Alabama Community College doing at supporting 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 Central Alabama Community College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Central Alabama Community College?
Diversity can be promoted by the college in multiple ways. For one, institutions should be making an effort to hire a diverse faculty to nurture students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to encourage meaningful interactions between people from differing backgrounds. This prevents faculty and students from becoming isolated and encourages positive connections.
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