Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. 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.
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About Average in Overall Diversity
We come up with a total diversity grade for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Nothing too impressive or too negative when it comes to diversity, City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is about average with a ranking of #2,134.
Racial Diversity is Average
Racially diverse college campuses allow students to get to know and study with 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 similar to the national average, City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is ranked #2,697 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
Explore Racial Diversity at Kennedy-King College
If the data is available, the following chart will show Kennedy-King College undergraduate student diversity.
Kennedy-King College's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Ratio is Slightly Unbalanced
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Kennedy-King College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,462 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,273 males and 1,863 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Kennedy-King College
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Kennedy-King College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College is lower than the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Kennedy-King College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Kennedy-King College is excellent.
Low Geographic Diversity
Do you want a local school that attracts local students? This could be a good option for you.
We've arrived at the location diversity of each school by looking at where accepted students lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College come from within Illinois. This puts Kennedy-King College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,138.
Presence of International Students at Kennedy-King College
There is a relatively small community of about 9 international students at City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Kennedy-King College International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At City Colleges of Chicago - Kennedy-King College, 34.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Kennedy-King College #46 in the nation for student age diversity.
Kennedy-King College Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Kennedy-King College.
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 a mixture of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. When most students seek diversity on a college 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 Kennedy-King College doing at supporting and attracting students from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Kennedy-King College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Kennedy-King College?
Contact the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are available that encourage varied perspectives on campus.
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