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.
Learn About Diversity at Cornell College, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the United States.
This School has Superb Overall Diversity
We combine elements of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to create a total diversity ranking for every school.
Quite diverse across all factors, Cornell College is ranked #147 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Average
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.
Cornell College is pretty normal when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #2,231 in the country.
Explore Cornell College Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Cornell College if it is available.
Cornell College's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Good Balance of Male and Female Students
If you desire a campus with a relatively equal balance of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Cornell College, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Cornell College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #318 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 535 males and 493 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Cornell College
If available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Cornell College's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Cornell College is excellent.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Cornell College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Cornell College is excellent.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over the U.S.
Looking to attend 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 came to this school.
About 21.6% of the students attending Cornell College come from within Iowa. This puts Cornell College's level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #157.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 37 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Cornell College
There is a medium sized community of about 74 international students at Cornell College representing at least 17 countries. Check out the Cornell College International Student Page for more information.
Age Diversity on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend 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 Cornell College, 89.3% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Cornell College #3,968 in the nation for student age diversity.
Cornell College Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Cornell College.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Broadly speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of people and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually looking for 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 cultures and backgrounds.
- How is Cornell College doing at supporting and attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Cornell College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Cornell College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also promoting an environment where there is meaningful interaction between different groups.
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