Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both students and college admissions officers alike. 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.
Get the Facts on Diversity at Roosevelt, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
This School has Superb Diversity in General
We combine elements of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with a total diversity ranking for every school.
Quite diverse across all factors, Roosevelt University is ranked #386 nationwide.
Racial Diversity is Excellent
Many young people value the opportunity to meet and learn from different racial and ethnic groups, which is more likely to happen at a diverse school such as this one.
Roosevelt University is ranked #233 in ethnic diversity nationwide which is far above average.
Explore Roosevelt Racial Diversity
If the data is available, the following chart will show Roosevelt undergraduate student diversity.
Roosevelt boasts excellent racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Comparable to National Averages When it Comes to Balance of Male and Female Students
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Roosevelt University, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Roosevelt is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #1,445 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 941 males and 1,637 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Roosevelt
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Roosevelt's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Roosevelt University is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Roosevelt's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Roosevelt 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 took a look at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to create the geographic diversity grade.
About 67.6% of the students attending Roosevelt University come from within Illinois. This puts Roosevelt's level of geographic diversity above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #562.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 32 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Roosevelt
There is a medium sized community of about 351 international students at Roosevelt University representing at least 40 countries. Go to the Roosevelt 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 the same age, while some prefer a diverse age range of students. What do you prefer?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Roosevelt University, 29.1% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Roosevelt #864 in the nation for student age diversity.
Roosevelt Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Roosevelt.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Largely 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 express 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.
- Is Roosevelt attracting students from all backgrounds?
Even a school with high 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 Roosevelt is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Roosevelt?
The college years provide a unique opportunity for students to have direct exposure to other backgrounds and cultures. Students should look for a college administration that is not only encouraging diversity institutionally, but also fostering a climate where students can exchange different perspectives and ideas in meaningful and positive ways.