Why Diversity Matters
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers. 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 Started Learning About Diversity at Loyola New Orleans, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the U.S..
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to come up with a total diversity grade for every school.
Ranked #181 in the nation, Loyola University New Orleans is considered extremely diverse.
Racial Diversity is Excellent
This highly diverse school may be a great place for young students to get to know other students who come from different cultures and backgrounds.
Loyola University New Orleans is ranked #428 in ethnic diversity nationwide which is far above average.
Explore Racial Diversity at Loyola New Orleans
If the data is available, the following chart will show Loyola New Orleans undergraduate student diversity.
Loyola New Orleans boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
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 Loyola University New Orleans, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Loyola New Orleans is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #1,365 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 986 males and 1,616 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Loyola New Orleans
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Loyola New Orleans' undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Loyola University New Orleans is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Loyola New Orleans' faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Loyola New Orleans is above average.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over the U.S.
Are you looking for a school where you can meet students from all over the United States and the world?
We've calculated the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they came to this school.
About 38.9% of the students attending Loyola University New Orleans come from within Louisiana. This puts Loyola New Orleans' level of geographic diversity well above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #178.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 42 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Loyola New Orleans
There is a medium sized community of about 110 international students at Loyola University New Orleans representing at least 30 countries. Check out the Loyola New Orleans International Student Page for more information.
How Old is 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?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Loyola University New Orleans, 57.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Loyola New Orleans #1,266 in the nation for student age diversity.
Loyola New Orleans Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Loyola New Orleans 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 an amalgamation of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. When most students seek diversity on a college 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 backgrounds and cultures.
- How is Loyola New Orleans doing at supporting and attracting 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 Loyola New Orleans is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Loyola New Orleans?
What are you looking for when it comes to college diversity? Contact the school to see what type of clubs and support groups are around to inspire diverse perspectives.