Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers 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 the Facts on Diversity at Goddard College, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Country.
Above Average Diversity Overall
The total diversity grade is created by adding up results of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Considered above average in terms of total diversity, Goddard College is ranked #1,336 nationwide.
This School is Considered Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the opportunity to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #992 for ethnic diversity means Goddard College is above average nationally.
Goddard College Racial Demographics
If the data is available, the following chart will display Goddard College undergraduate student diversity.
Goddard College ranks above average in racial representation.
Above average racial representation in faculty.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking an institution with an equal number of male and female students, this isn't the choice for you.
At Goddard College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Goddard College is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,881 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 50 males and 138 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Goddard College
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Goddard College's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Goddard College is higher than the national average.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Goddard College's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Goddard College is below national averages.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
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 looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity grade.
About 40.0% of the students attending Goddard College come from within Vermont. Goddard College's rating of #814 makes it above average in this factor.
Learn About Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 4 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Goddard College
There is a very small community of international students at Goddard College representing 3 countries. To see more, check out the Goddard College International Student Page.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some 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. However, this college appears to attract a majority of older students. At Goddard College, 3.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Goddard College #1,576 in the nation for student age diversity.
Goddard College Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Goddard College 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 people, traditions, ideas and cultures. 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 innovation and creativity.
- Is Goddard College attracting and supporting students from all backgrounds?
Schools with excellent ethnic and location diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Goddard College supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Goddard College?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also encouraging an environment where there is positive interaction between different groups.
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