Diversity Makes a Difference
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.
Get Started Learning About Diversity at McMurry University, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Country.
Above Average When it Comes to Overall Diversity
The total diversity grade is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Ranked #898 nationwide, McMurry University is above average in overall diversity.
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 #521 for ethnic diversity means McMurry University is above average nationally.
Explore McMurry University Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at McMurry University when it is available.
McMurry University ranks above average in racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Male to Female Ratio is Fair
Are you seeking a campus with a fairly balanced mix of males to females?
At McMurry University, the disparity between men and women on campus is lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at McMurry University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #718 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 577 males and 528 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at McMurry University
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among McMurry University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at McMurry University is lower than the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female distribution among McMurry University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at McMurry University is excellent.
Low Geographic Diversity
Do you want a local school that attracts students from within Texas? This could be a good option 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 McMurry University come from within Texas. This puts McMurry University's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,718.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 7 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at McMurry University
There is a medium sized community of about 66 international students at McMurry University representing at least 11 countries. Go to the McMurry University International Student Page for more information.
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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At McMurry University, 63.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank McMurry University #1,910 in the nation for student age diversity.
McMurry University Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at McMurry 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 cultures and systems that come with them. 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.
- Is McMurry University supporting and attracting students from all income backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how McMurry University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to McMurry University?
What are you interested in when it comes to college diversity? Get in touch with the school to see what type of clubs and support groups are available to stimulate unique perspectives.