Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers. 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 Columbia Basin College, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Nation.
The Diversity Here is About Average
We calculated a total diversity ranking for every school by looking at racial, age, geographic and gender diversity.
Nothing abnormal, Columbia Basin College is about average with a ranking of #1,923.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse schools offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #1,654 for ethnic diversity means Columbia Basin College is above average nationally.
Explore Columbia Basin College Racial Diversity
If the data is available, the following chart will show Columbia Basin College undergraduate student diversity.
Columbia Basin College ranks above average in racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Comparable to National Averages When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Columbia Basin College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Columbia Basin College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,730 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 3,219 males and 3,815 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Columbia Basin College
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Columbia Basin College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Columbia Basin College is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Columbia Basin College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Columbia Basin College is above average.
School Tends to Represent Students From Its Home State
Do you want a local school that primarily pulls local students? This could be a good choice for you.
We've determined the location diversity of each school by looking at where matriculated undergraduates lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Columbia Basin College come from within Washington. This puts Columbia Basin College's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,397.
International Student Diversity at Columbia Basin College
There is a relatively small community of about 10 international students at Columbia Basin College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Columbia Basin College International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
Some students 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 Columbia Basin College, 36.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Columbia Basin College #631 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Columbia Basin College
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Columbia Basin College.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about 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 say 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, classes, and religions.
- Is Columbia Basin College supporting students from all backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Columbia Basin College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Columbia Basin College?
What are you looking for when it comes to college diversity? Contact the school to see what type of support groups and clubs are available to inspire diverse perspectives.
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