Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students 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.
Learn About Diversity at Norwich, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
Very Good Diversity Overall
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the results of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity.
Considered above average in terms of overall diversity, Norwich University is ranked #969 nationwide.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse college campuses allow students to meet and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
Norwich University is pretty average when it comes to ethnic diversity, being ranked at #1,344 in the nation.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Norwich
When available, the chart below will display racial diversity among the undergraduate students at Norwich.
Norwich's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
This School is Heavily Dominated by One Gender
Do you prefer a college campus with a balanced mix of males to females?
At Norwich University, the disparity between men and women on campus is much higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Norwich is majority male.
This university is ranked at #2,128 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,469 males and 756 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Norwich
When available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Norwich's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Norwich is poor compared to the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among Norwich's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Norwich 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 decided upon the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they attended college.
About 10.2% of the students attending Norwich University come from within Vermont. This puts Norwich's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #64.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 44 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Norwich
There is a mid sized group of about 96 international students at Norwich University representing at least 22 countries. Go to the Norwich International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some 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?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At Norwich University, 45.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Norwich #534 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at Norwich
Analyze the age range of Norwich students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, cultures, races, religions and financial backgrounds. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ways of thinking, it prepares them for the varied workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- Is Norwich attracting students from all income backgrounds?
Schools with excellent racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how Norwich supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Norwich?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also encouraging an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.