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.
Learn About Diversity at Middle Tennessee State University, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Country.
Above Average When it Comes to Diversity
The total diversity grade is created by adding up individual factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Ranked #599 nationwide, Middle Tennessee State University is above average in overall diversity.
Campus is Higher Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse schools offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #973 for ethnic diversity means Middle Tennessee State University is above average nationally.
Explore Middle Tennessee State University Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Middle Tennessee State University when it is available.
Middle Tennessee State University ranks above average in racial diversity.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Good Balance of Male and Female Students
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Middle Tennessee State University, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Middle Tennessee State University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #417 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 9,054 males and 10,469 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Middle Tennessee State University
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Middle Tennessee State University's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Middle Tennessee State University is excellent.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Middle Tennessee State University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Middle Tennessee State University is above average.
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?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending Middle Tennessee State University come from within Tennessee. This puts Middle Tennessee State University's level of geographic diversity on par with the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,056.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 36 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Middle Tennessee State University
There is a medium sized community of about 963 international students at Middle Tennessee State University representing at least 42 countries. Click on the Middle Tennessee State University International Student Page for more information.
Age Range on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a mix of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
The traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. At Middle Tennessee State University, 48.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Middle Tennessee State University #1,124 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Middle Tennessee State University
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Middle Tennessee State University.
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 a mixture of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. When most students seek diversity on a college campus, what they are actually seeking 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 Middle Tennessee State 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 Middle Tennessee State University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Middle Tennessee State University?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also promoting an environment where there is positive interaction between different groups.