Why Diversity Matters
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.
Educate Yourself on Diversity at East Mississippi Community College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Nation.
Overall Diversity is Good
The total diversity grade is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Ranked #1,315 nationwide, East Mississippi Community College is above average in overall diversity.
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.
With a student body composition that is similar to the national average, East Mississippi Community College is ranked #2,053 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
Explore East Mississippi Community College Racial Diversity
If the data is present, the following chart will show East Mississippi Community College undergraduate student diversity.
East Mississippi Community College's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Balanced Gender Ratio
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At East Mississippi Community College, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at East Mississippi Community College is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #695 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,720 males and 2,280 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at East Mississippi Community College
If available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among East Mississippi Community College's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at East Mississippi Community College is excellent.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among East Mississippi Community College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at East Mississippi Community College is excellent.
Typical Location Diversity
Are you seeking a college that recruits students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we took into account where every student lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending East Mississippi Community College come from within Mississippi. This puts East Mississippi Community College's level of geographic diversity about the same as the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,873.
Presence of International Students at East Mississippi Community College
We wanted to tell you more about the international students on campus, but this data is not available.
Age Range on Campus
Some learners prefer a campus filled with others who are the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At East Mississippi Community College, 58.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank East Mississippi Community College #2,813 in the nation for student age diversity.
East Mississippi Community College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of East Mississippi Community College 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 mixture of peoples, 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 diverse workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- Is East Mississippi Community College attracting learners from all backgrounds?
Even a school with high 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 East Mississippi Community College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to East Mississippi Community College?
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 available to inspire diverse perspectives.
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