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 Started Learning About Diversity at Middlebury, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the United States.
Excellent Overall Diversity
We combine factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to come up with an overall diversity grade for each school.
Ranked #53 in the nation, Middlebury College is considered highly diverse.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse schools offer students the chance to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
A ranking of #1,102 for ethnic diversity means Middlebury College is above average nationally.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Middlebury
If available, the chart below explores racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Middlebury.
Middlebury ranks above average in racial representation.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Middlebury Gender Ratio is Balanced
If you desire a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Middlebury College, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Middlebury is equally balanced.
This college is ranked at #223 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 1,232 males and 1,317 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Middlebury
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Middlebury's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Middlebury is excellent.
Where available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among Middlebury's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Middlebury is excellent.
Excellent Location Diversity Across the United States
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the nation and the world?
We've calculated the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where undergrads resided before they attended college.
Less than 10% of the students attending Middlebury College come from within Vermont. This puts Middlebury's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #40.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 43 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Middlebury
There is a large community of about 276 international students at Middlebury College representing at least 42 countries. To learn more, see the Middlebury International Student Page.
What is the Age Range of the Students?
Some college 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?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. At Middlebury College, 85.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Middlebury #2,653 in the nation for student age diversity.
Review Age Diversity at Middlebury
Analyze the age range of Middlebury students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Largely speaking, diversity is the word we use to describe a mixture of individuals and ideas, and the traditions, belief cultures and systems that come with them. 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, in addition to inspiring creativity and innovation.
- Is Middlebury supporting and attracting students from all backgrounds?
Schools with higher than average 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 Middlebury supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Middlebury?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also fostering an environment where there is meaningful interaction between different groups.