Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students 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.
Learn About Diversity at Edgewood, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Country.
Edgewood Has Low Overall Diversity
To get the overall diversity ranking, we took the combination of ethnicity on campus, geographic origin of students, gender and age diversity.
Unfortunately when it comes to overall diversity Edgewood College is ranked #2,779 and is below average.
Fairly Normal in Racial Diversity
Racially diverse college campuses 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.
Edgewood College is pretty average when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #2,735 in the country.
Explore Racial Diversity at Edgewood
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Edgewood if it is available.
Edgewood's representation of the races is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Low Balance of Male and Female Students
If you're seeking an institution with an equal mix of male and female students, this is not the choice for you.
At Edgewood College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Edgewood is mostly female.
This college is ranked at #2,939 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 398 males and 1,090 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Edgewood
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Edgewood's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Edgewood College is higher than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among Edgewood's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Edgewood is on par with national averages.
School Tends to Represent Students From Its Home State
Do you want a local school that attracts students from within Wisconsin? This could be a good choice for you.
We've arrived at the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where accepted students lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Edgewood College come from within Wisconsin. This puts Edgewood's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,042.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 6 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Edgewood
There is a medium sized community of about 98 international students at Edgewood College representing at least 14 countries. Check out the Edgewood International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some students prefer a campus filled with others who are the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Edgewood College, 45.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Edgewood #1,132 in the nation for student age diversity.
Edgewood Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Edgewood students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe an amalgamation of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who express that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- How is Edgewood doing at supporting students from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Edgewood is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Edgewood?
Contact the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are offered that encourage diversified perspectives on campus.
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