Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers. 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.
Start now by Learning About Diversity at OC, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the Nation.
This School has Superb Overall Diversity
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity ranking for every school.
Quite diverse across all factors, Oklahoma Christian University is ranked #151 nationwide.
This School is Considered Greater Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #1,062 for ethnic diversity means Oklahoma Christian University is above average nationally.
Explore OC Racial Diversity
When available, the chart below will display racial diversity among the undergraduate students at OC.
OC ranks above average in racial diversity.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
OC Gender Ratio is Balanced
If you feel more comfortable on a campus with a relatively equal balance of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Oklahoma Christian University, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at OC is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #51 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 998 males and 974 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at OC
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among OC's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at OC is excellent.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among OC's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at OC is excellent.
Higher Than Average Chance your Roommate Will be From Another State
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We examined where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity rating.
About 42.9% of the students attending Oklahoma Christian University come from within Oklahoma. OC's rating of #313 puts it above the national average.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 34 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at OC
There is a very small community of international students at Oklahoma Christian University representing 24 countries. For all the details, go to the OC International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Oklahoma Christian University, 59.8% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank OC #1,784 in the nation for student age diversity.
OC Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at OC.
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 systems and cultures that come with them. Students who state that diversity in college is important to them are looking for institutions to provide a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, religions, and classes.
- How is OC doing at attracting students from all financial backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how OC is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to OC?
What are you interested in when it comes to college diversity? Get in touch with the school to see what type of support groups and clubs are available to stimulate diverse perspectives.
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