Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students 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.
Get Some Knowledge on Diversity at Dartmouth, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the U.S..
The Very Best Overall Diversity
We combine factors of ethnic, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with an overall diversity grade for each school.
Dartmouth College is considered to be highly diverse across all factors, and is ranked #1 nationwide.
Ethnic Diversity Here is Very Good
This highly diverse school may be a great place for college students to get to know other students with different cultures and backgrounds.
Sitting at #218, Dartmouth College is ranked quite high in ethnic diversity nationally.
Explore Dartmouth Ethnic Diversity
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Dartmouth when it is available.
Dartmouth boasts excellent ethnic diversity.
The ethnic diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Equal 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 Dartmouth College, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Dartmouth is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #9 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,154 males and 2,156 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Dartmouth
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Dartmouth's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Dartmouth is excellent.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Dartmouth's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Dartmouth is excellent.
Excellent Location Diversity Across the United States
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 attended college.
Less than 10% of the students attending Dartmouth College come from within New Hampshire. This puts Dartmouth's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 50 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Dartmouth
There is a large community of about 993 international students at Dartmouth College representing at least 46 countries. To learn more, see the Dartmouth International Student Page.
What is the Age Diversity of the Students?
Some college students 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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Dartmouth College, 60.3% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Dartmouth #1,951 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at Dartmouth
Analyze the age range of Dartmouth students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe a mixing together of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. 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, in addition to inspiring creativity and innovation.
- How is Dartmouth doing at attracting and supporting students from all income levels?
Even a school with great racial, ethnic, and location diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Dartmouth is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Dartmouth?
Diversity can be encouraged by the university in several ways. First, institutions should be making an effort to hire a varied faculty to teach students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to promote substantial interactions between people from different backgrounds. This prevents students and faculty from self-segregating and helps bring about positive connections.