Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword among both college admissions officers and students. 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 Saint Leo University, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the United States.
Much Higher Than Average Diversity
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity grade for every school.
Saint Leo University is thought to be very diverse across all factors, and is ranked #318 nationwide.
Ranked Well for Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the chance to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
Saint Leo University is ranked #457 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Explore Racial Diversity at Saint Leo University
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Saint Leo University when it is available.
Saint Leo University ranks above average in racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
Male to Female Balance is On Par With National Averages
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Saint Leo University, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Saint Leo University is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #1,089 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 3,961 males and 5,710 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Saint Leo University
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Saint Leo University's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Saint Leo University is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Saint Leo University's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Saint Leo University is excellent.
Geographic Diversity is High
Would you prefer a school that attracts students from all across the U.S.? If so this may be the school for you.
We looked at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending to come up with the geographic diversity ranking.
About 68.8% of the students attending Saint Leo University come from within Florida. This puts Saint Leo University's level of geographic diversity above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #499.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 31 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Saint Leo University
There is a medium sized community of about 347 international students at Saint Leo University representing at least 36 countries. Click on the Saint Leo University International Student Page for more information.
Age Range on Campus
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you rather have a school where most students are the same age as you?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At Saint Leo University, 14.4% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Saint Leo University #222 in the nation for student age diversity.
Saint Leo University Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at Saint Leo University.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we refer to diversity in college?
Often when we speak of diversity, which is simply defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, races, cultures, religions and economic backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on a college campus, what they are actually looking for are opportunities to express themselves and find community with others who believe the same way, as well as opportunities to learn from those from different backgrounds and cultures.
- How is Saint Leo University doing at attracting students from all economic backgrounds?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the income levels of their students. To get a better idea of how Saint Leo University is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Saint Leo University?
Call the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are available that encourage diverse perspectives on campus.