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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at UHC, Including how This School Compares to Others in the Country.
This School is Below Average When it Comes to Overall Diversity
To get the total diversity ranking, we look at the combination of ethnicity on campus, geographic origin of students, gender and age diversity.
Below average when it comes to overall diversity, University of Holy Cross is ranked #2,038 in the nation.
Ranked High 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.
University of Holy Cross is ranked #461 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at UHC
If the data is present, the following chart will display UHC undergraduate student diversity.
UHC ranks above average in racial representation.
Above average racial representation in faculty.
This School is Heavily Dominated by One Gender
Will you feel more comfortable on a college campus with a balanced mix of males to females?
At University of Holy Cross, the disparity between men and women on campus is much higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at UHC is majority female.
This university is ranked at #2,214 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 125 males and 787 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at UHC
When available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among UHC's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at UHC is poor compared to the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among UHC's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at UHC is on par with national averages.
Majority of Students are From One State
This school seems to only be popular among students from one state. Is it the right choice for you?
College Factual derived the geographic diversity of each school by factoring in where matriculated undergraduates came from before they enrolled in college.
A vast majority of undergraduates attending UHC come from within Louisiana. This places UHC's level of geographic diversity far below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #2,013.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
A vast majority of the UHC undergraduate student body comes from within Louisiana.
International Student Diversity at UHC
There is a small community of about 13 international students at University of Holy Cross representing 2 countries. To see more, check out the UHC International Student Page.
Age Diversity on Campus
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. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At University of Holy Cross, 23.0% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank UHC #286 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at UHC
Analyze the age range of UHC 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 systems and cultures that come with them. Students who say that diversity in school is important to them are looking for institutions to offer a variety of curricular and non-curricular opportunities to learn from and learn with people of different ethnicities, races, ages, abilities, sexual identities, classes, and religions.
- Is UHC attracting and supporting learners from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with great ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how UHC is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to UHC?
The college years provide a one of a kind opportunity for students to have exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. 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 meaningful and positive ways.
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