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..
Excellent Overall Diversity
We combine factors of racial, 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 #6 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
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 #458, Dartmouth College is ranked quite high in ethnic diversity nationally.
Dartmouth Racial Demographics
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Dartmouth when it is available.
Dartmouth boasts excellent racial diversity.
Racial 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 #136 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,251 males and 2,167 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.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over 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 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 #3.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
Students attending Dartmouth hail from all 50 states and Washington D.C.
The Amount of International Students at Dartmouth
There is a large community of about 1,018 international students at Dartmouth College representing at least 49 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, 60.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Dartmouth #3,057 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.
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