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.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at D&E, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Nation.
Average in Overall Diversity
We come up with an overall diversity grade for each school by looking at racial, age, geographic and gender diversity.
Davis & Elkins College sits at an average ranking when it comes to overall diversity at #1,250 nationwide.
Low Racial Diversity
Many college students value the opportunity to meet and learn from other students from different ethnic and racial backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be difficult at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Davis & Elkins College is ranked #2,057 in the country.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at D&E
When available, the chart below will display racial diversity among the undergraduate students at D&E.
D&E's racial diversity is below the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national 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 equal numbers of men and women.
At Davis & Elkins College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at D&E is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #1,080 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 340 males and 497 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at D&E
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among D&E's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Davis & Elkins College is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among D&E's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at D&E is excellent.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We took a look at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity rank.
About 63.1% of the students attending Davis & Elkins College come from within West Virginia. D&E's rating of #709 makes it above average in this factor.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 22 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at D&E
There is a mid sized group of about 76 international students at Davis & Elkins College representing at least 15 countries. Go to the D&E International Student Page for more information.
Age Diversity on Campus
Some learners 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?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Davis & Elkins College, 71.7% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank D&E #2,114 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at D&E
Analyze the age range of D&E students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds. 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, as well as inspires creativity and innovation.
- Is D&E supporting and attracting learners from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with great racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how D&E is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to D&E?
What are you trying to find in regards to college diversity? Speak to the school to see what kind of clubs and support groups are offered to encourage unique perspectives.