Why Diversity Matters
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.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at Cleveland Community College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
The Diversity Here is Average
We calculated a total diversity grade for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Cleveland Community College sits at an average ranking when it comes to overall diversity at #2,486 in the nation.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse schools 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.
Cleveland Community College is pretty normal when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,981 in the country.
Explore Cleveland Community College Racial Diversity
If available, the chart below explores racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Cleveland Community College.
Cleveland 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 Could Improve
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equal numbers of men and women.
At Cleveland Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cleveland Community College is mostly female.
This college is ranked at #2,234 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 917 males and 1,634 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Cleveland Community College
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Cleveland Community College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Cleveland Community College is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Cleveland Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cleveland Community College is excellent.
Below Average Geographic Diversity
Do you want a local school that primarily pulls local students? This could be a good option for you.
We've arrived at the location diversity of each school by looking at where undergraduates lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Cleveland Community College come from within North Carolina. This puts Cleveland Community College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,802.
Presence of International Students at Cleveland Community College
There is a relatively small community of about 21 international students at Cleveland Community College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Cleveland Community 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 rather have a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At Cleveland Community College, 31.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cleveland Community College #802 in the nation for student age diversity.
Cleveland Community College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Cleveland Community College students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about 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. 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 Cleveland Community College doing at 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 Cleveland Community College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Cleveland Community College?
Contact the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are available that encourage diverse perspectives on campus.
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