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.
Get Started Learning About Diversity at Chesapeake College, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Country.
The Diversity Here is About Average
We come up with an overall diversity ranking for each school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Nothing abnormal, Chesapeake College is about average ranked at #2,724.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse schools allow students to meet and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Chesapeake College is pretty average when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,956 in the nation.
Chesapeake College Racial Demographics
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Chesapeake College when it is available.
Chesapeake College's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking a school with an equal balance of male and female students, this isn't the choice for you.
At Chesapeake College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Chesapeake College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,348 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 731 males and 1,350 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Chesapeake College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Chesapeake College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Chesapeake College is higher than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Chesapeake College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Chesapeake College is on par with national averages.
Majority of Students are From One State
This school is heavily dominated by students from one state. Is it right for you?
We have derived the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates came from before they enrolled in college.
Over 90% of the students attending Chesapeake College come from within Maryland. This places Chesapeake College's level of location diversity far below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,967.
International Student Diversity at Chesapeake College
There is a small community of about 31 international students at Chesapeake College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Chesapeake College International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some students 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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Chesapeake College, 47.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Chesapeake College #880 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Chesapeake College
Analyze the age range of Chesapeake College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Largely 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 say 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.
- How is Chesapeake College doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Schools with 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 Chesapeake College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Chesapeake 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 encouraging an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.
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