Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. 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 John Wesley University, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Country.
Overall Diversity is Good
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
John Wesley University is thought to be above average in overall diversity, and is ranked #664 nationwide.
Very High Racial Diversity
Many students value the ability to meet and learn from different ethnic and racial groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
John Wesley University is ranked #401 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is far above the national average.
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John Wesley University boasts excellent racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fairly Even
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At John Wesley University, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at John Wesley University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #797 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 77 males and 58 females.
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The disparity between the counts of men and women at John Wesley University is lower than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among John Wesley University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at John Wesley University 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?
In order to come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we took into account where every student resided before they were admitted.
About 81.2% of the students attending John Wesley University come from within North Carolina. This puts John Wesley University's level of geographic diversity on par with the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,391.
Presence of International Students at John Wesley University
There is a relatively small community of about 3 international students at John Wesley University representing -1 countries. For all the details, go to the John Wesley University International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At John Wesley University, 35.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank John Wesley University #367 in the nation for student age diversity.
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The chart below displays the age range of the student body at John Wesley University.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Broadly speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of people and ideas, and the traditions, belief systems and cultures that come with them. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually looking for are opportunities to express themselves and find community with others who believe the same way, as well as opportunities to learn from those from different cultures and backgrounds.
- How is John Wesley University doing at attracting and supporting students from all economic 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 John Wesley University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to John Wesley University?
The college years provide a unique opportunity for students to have direct exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a college administration that is not only encouraging diversity institutionally, but also fostering an atmosphere where students can exchange different ideas and perspectives in positive and meaningful ways.