Diversity Makes a Difference
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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Colorado College, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
This School has Superb Overall Diversity
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to come up with a total diversity grade for every school.
Ranked #94 in the nation, Colorado College is considered extremely diverse.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse colleges 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 close to the national average, Colorado College is ranked #1,879 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
Explore Colorado College Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Colorado College if it is available.
Colorado 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 Fair
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Colorado College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Colorado College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #899 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 941 males and 1,173 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Colorado College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Colorado College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Colorado College is lower than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Colorado College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Colorado College is excellent.
Excellent Location Diversity From Across the United States
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the United States and the world?
We've decided upon the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they came to this school.
About 14.8% of the students attending Colorado College come from within Colorado. This puts Colorado College's level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #46.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 45 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Colorado College
There is a medium sized community of about 197 international students at Colorado College representing at least 30 countries. Go to the Colorado College International Student Page for more information.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Colorado College, 85.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Colorado College #3,942 in the nation for student age diversity.
Colorado College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Colorado 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 people and ideas, and the traditions, belief cultures and systems that come with them. Students who express that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- How is Colorado College doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Colorado College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Colorado College?
Diversity can be encouraged by the college in multiple ways. For one, institutions should be making an effort to hire a diverse faculty to engage students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to promote meaningful interaction between people from differing backgrounds. This prevents faculty and students from becoming isolated and encourages positive connections.
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