Diversity Makes a Difference
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 Columbia College Missouri, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with a total diversity ranking for every school.
Columbia College is thought to be very diverse across all factors, and is ranked #184 nationwide.
This School is Considered Greater Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the ability to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #1,006 for ethnic diversity means Columbia College is above average nationally.
Explore Columbia College Missouri Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Columbia College Missouri if it is available.
Columbia College Missouri ranks above average in racial diversity.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fairly Even
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At Columbia College, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Columbia College Missouri is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,139 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 4,993 males and 6,423 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Columbia College Missouri
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Columbia College Missouri's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Columbia College is lower than the national average.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Columbia College Missouri's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Columbia College Missouri is excellent.
Excellent Geographic Diversity From Across the U.S.
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the nation and the world?
We've come up with the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where undergrads resided before they came to this school.
About 49.0% of the students attending Columbia College come from within Missouri. This puts Columbia College Missouri's level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #302.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Columbia College Missouri
There is a medium sized community of about 364 international students at Columbia College representing at least -1 countries. Click on the Columbia College Missouri International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age Diversity 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?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At Columbia College, 15.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Columbia College Missouri #776 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Columbia College Missouri
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Columbia College Missouri.
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, beliefs and economic backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually seeking 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 backgrounds and cultures.
- How is Columbia College Missouri doing at supporting and attracting students from all economic backgrounds?
Schools with higher than average ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as economic backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Columbia College Missouri supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Columbia College Missouri?
What are you interested in when it comes to college diversity? Get in touch with the school to see what kind of support groups and clubs are around to promote varied perspectives.
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