Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers 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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Coahoma Community College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
The Diversity Here is Average
We calculated a total diversity ranking for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Coahoma Community College is considered to be pretty typical in overall diversity, and is ranked #2,666 nationwide.
Below Average in Racial Diversity
Many young people value the chance to meet and learn from other students from different racial and ethnic backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be hard to do at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Coahoma Community College is ranked #3,454 in the country.
Keep in mind, this college is an Historically Black College or University (HBCU) with a principal mission of serving and educating the black community.
Explore Coahoma Community College Racial Diversity
If the data is present, the following chart will show Coahoma Community College undergraduate student diversity.
Coahoma Community College's racial diversity is below 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 Coahoma Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Coahoma Community College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,403 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 759 males and 1,136 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Coahoma Community College
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Coahoma Community College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Coahoma Community College is lower than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Coahoma Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Coahoma Community College is excellent.
Seems to be Popular for Local Students
Do you want a local school that attracts local students? This could be a good choice 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 Coahoma Community College come from within Mississippi. This puts Coahoma Community College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,220.
Presence of International Students at Coahoma Community College
There is a relatively small community of about 4 international students at Coahoma Community College representing -1 countries. To see more, check out the Coahoma Community College International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some learners prefer a campus filled with others who are the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Coahoma Community College, 51.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Coahoma Community College #2,457 in the nation for student age diversity.
Coahoma Community College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Coahoma Community College students with the following chart.
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 people 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 ways of thinking, it prepares them for the diverse workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires creativeness and innovation.
- How is Coahoma Community College doing at supporting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Coahoma Community College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Coahoma Community College?
The college years provide a unique opportunity for students to have direct exposure to other cultures and backgrounds. Students should look for a college administration that is not only promoting diversity institutionally, but also fostering an atmosphere where students can exchange differing perspectives and ideas in positive and meaningful ways.
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