Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers alike. 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 Mines, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Nation.
Overall Diversity is Above Average
The total diversity grade is created by combining the results of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Colorado School of Mines is considered to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #972 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Average
Racially diverse schools allow students to meet and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Colorado School of Mines is pretty normal when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #2,442 in the nation.
Mines Racial Demographics
If the data is present, the following chart will display Mines undergraduate student diversity.
Mines' ethnic diversity is on par with the national average.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking a school with an equal mix of male and female students, this isn't the choice for you.
At Colorado School of Mines, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Mines is predominantly male.
This institution is ranked at #2,750 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 3,461 males and 1,491 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Mines
If available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Mines' undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Colorado School of Mines is higher than the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among Mines' faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Mines is on par with national averages.
Excellent Location Diversity From Across the United States
Are you looking for a school where you can meet students from all over the U.S. and the world?
We've calculated the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they attended college.
About 51.4% of the students attending Colorado School of Mines come from within Colorado. This puts Mines' level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #192.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 49 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Mines
There is a large community of about 683 international students at Colorado School of Mines representing at least 47 countries. For more complete information, see the Mines International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some learners prefer a campus filled with others who are a similar age to them, while some prefer a wide age range of students. Which is best for you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Colorado School of Mines, 61.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Mines #3,030 in the nation for student age diversity.
Mines Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Mines 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 individuals and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. 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 varied workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires creativity and innovation.
- How is Mines doing at supporting and attracting students from all income levels?
Schools with otherwise excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Mines supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Mines?
What are you trying to find in regards to college diversity? Speak to the school to see what kind of clubs and support groups are available to inspire varied perspectives.
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