Diversity Makes a Difference
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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at Georgia Highlands College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Country.
Very Good Diversity Overall
The total diversity grade is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Georgia Highlands College is thought to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #861 nationwide.
This School is Considered Greater Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the ability to study and learn with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #1,376 for ethnic diversity means Georgia Highlands College is above average nationally.
Explore Georgia Highlands College Racial Diversity
If the data is available, the following chart will show Georgia Highlands College undergraduate student diversity.
Georgia Highlands College ranks above average in racial diversity.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
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 equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Georgia Highlands College, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Georgia Highlands College is mostly female.
This college is ranked at #1,927 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,375 males and 3,809 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Georgia Highlands College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Georgia Highlands College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Georgia Highlands College is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Georgia Highlands College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Georgia Highlands College is above average.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity rating.
About 88.3% of the students attending Georgia Highlands College come from within Georgia. This puts Georgia Highlands College's level of geographic diversity above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #943.
International Student Diversity at Georgia Highlands College
There is a relatively small community of about 67 international students at Georgia Highlands College representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the Georgia Highlands College International Student Page.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Georgia Highlands College, 60.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Georgia Highlands College #2,763 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Georgia Highlands College
Analyze the age distribution of Georgia Highlands College 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, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of individuals of different ethnicities, races, cultures, beliefs and economic backgrounds. Students who state 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.
- Is Georgia Highlands College attracting and 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 economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Georgia Highlands College is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Georgia Highlands College?
Contact the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are offered that encourage varied perspectives on campus.
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