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.
Learn About Diversity at Colorado State, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity grade for every school.
Ranked #284 in the nation, Colorado State University - Fort Collins is considered extremely diverse.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse college campuses allow students to get to know and learn with others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Colorado State University - Fort Collins is pretty typical when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,437 in the country.
Explore Racial Diversity at Colorado State
If the data is present, the following chart will show Colorado State undergraduate student diversity.
Colorado State's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
Good Balance of Male and Female Students
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Colorado State University - Fort Collins, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Colorado State is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #132 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 12,221 males and 13,302 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Colorado State
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Colorado State's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Colorado State is excellent.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Colorado State's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Colorado State is excellent.
High Location Diversity
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity rating.
About 76.8% of the students attending Colorado State University - Fort Collins come from within Colorado. Colorado State's rating of #356 puts it above the national average.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
Students attending Colorado State hail from all 50 states and Washington D.C.
The Amount of International Students at Colorado State
There is a medium sized community of about 2,039 international students at Colorado State University - Fort Collins representing at least 49 countries. Click on the Colorado State International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Colorado State University - Fort Collins, 56.0% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Colorado State #1,428 in the nation for student age diversity.
Colorado State Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Colorado State.
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, religions and economic backgrounds. Students who express that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to offer a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- Is Colorado State attracting learners from all backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic, and location diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Colorado State is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Colorado State?
Contact the school to learn about what they are doing to improve diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are present that encourage varied perspectives on campus.