Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students. 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.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at Central Arizona College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
Overall Diversity is Above Average
The total diversity grade is created by combining the results of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Central Arizona College is ranked #1,028 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
This highly diverse school may be a great place for young people to get to know others with different cultures and backgrounds.
Central Arizona College is ranked #387 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is far above the national average.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Central Arizona College
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Central Arizona College when it is available.
Central Arizona College boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Gender Ratio Could Improve
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Central Arizona College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Central Arizona College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,140 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,873 males and 3,171 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Central Arizona College
If available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Central Arizona College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Central Arizona College is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Central Arizona College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Central Arizona College is excellent.
Representation from U.S. States is About Average
Would you prefer a college that recruits students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from your home state?
In order to come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student lived before they attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Central Arizona College come from within Arizona. This puts Central Arizona College's level of geographic diversity on par with the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,677.
Presence of International Students at Central Arizona College
There is a small community of about 60 international students at Central Arizona College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Central Arizona College International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
Some learners 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 "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Central Arizona College, 48.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Central Arizona College #514 in the nation for student age diversity.
Central Arizona College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Central Arizona College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Broadly 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 express that diversity in school 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, classes, and religions.
- Is Central Arizona College attracting learners from all backgrounds?
Schools with otherwise excellent 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 Central Arizona College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Central Arizona College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also promoting an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.
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