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 Cogswell, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
Above Average When it Comes to Diversity Overall
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the results of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Cogswell College is considered to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #1,136 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
This very diverse school may be a great place for college students to get to know other students with different cultures and backgrounds.
Cogswell College is ranked #46 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is far above the national average.
Cogswell Racial Demographics
If available, the chart below will display racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Cogswell.
Cogswell boasts excellent racial diversity.
Very good diversity of races in faculty.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking an institution with an equal balance of male and female students, this isn't the choice for you.
At Cogswell College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cogswell is predominantly male.
This college is ranked at #1,812 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 429 males and 179 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Cogswell
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Cogswell's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Cogswell College is higher than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Cogswell's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cogswell is above average.
Low Geographic Diversity
Would you prefer a local college that attracts students from within California? 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 attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Cogswell College come from within California. This means Cogswell is below average in geographic diversity with a ranking of #1,567.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 6 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Cogswell
There is a small community of about 11 international students at Cogswell College representing 10 countries. To see more, check out the Cogswell International Student Page.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Are you looking for a college where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a college where most students are about your own age?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Cogswell College, 58.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cogswell #2,093 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Cogswell
Analyze the age range of Cogswell students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are 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.
- Is Cogswell attracting students from all income backgrounds?
Even a school with great 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 Cogswell is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Cogswell?
The college years provide a one of a kind opportunity for students to have exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a university administration that is not only encouraging diversity institutionally, but also fostering a climate where students can exchange different perspectives and ideas in positive and meaningful ways.