Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with students and university admissions officers. 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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at Molloy, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Nation.
Average in Overall Diversity
We calculated an overall diversity grade for each school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Molloy College is thought to be middle of the pack in overall diversity, and is ranked #2,072 nationwide.
This School is Considered Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are different from their own.
Molloy College is ranked #1,168 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Molloy
If the data is available, the following chart will display Molloy undergraduate student diversity.
Molloy ranks above average in racial representation.
Above average racial representation in faculty.
Male-to-Female Ratio Below Average
If you're seeking an institution with an equal number of male and female students, this is not the choice for you.
At Molloy College, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Molloy is predominantly female.
This college is ranked at #2,910 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 932 males and 2,507 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Molloy
If available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Molloy's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Molloy College is higher than the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Molloy's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Molloy is on par with national averages.
Typical Location Diversity
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States, or would you prefer a local college that primarily pulls students from your home state?
To create the geographic diversity for each school, we looked at where every student lived before they attended college.
Over 90% of the students attending Molloy College come from within New York. This puts Molloy's level of geographic diversity about the same as the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,621.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 16 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Molloy
There is a small community of about 28 international students at Molloy College representing 13 countries. To see more, check out the Molloy International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
Some learners 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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Molloy College, 38.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Molloy #1,652 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at Molloy
Analyze the age range of Molloy students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
Broadly 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 Molloy attracting and supporting students from all backgrounds?
Schools with otherwise excellent 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 Molloy supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Molloy?
The college years provide a one of a kind opportunity for students to have exposure to other cultures and backgrounds. Students should look for a university administration that is not only encouraging diversity institutionally, but also fostering an atmosphere where students can exchange differing perspectives and ideas in positive and meaningful ways.
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