Why Diversity Matters
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.
Learn About Diversity at Salve Regina, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Country.
The Diversity Here is Normal
We calculated a total diversity ranking for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Salve Regina University sits at an average ranking when it comes to overall diversity at #1,521 in the nation.
Below Average in Racial Diversity
Many students value the chance to meet and learn from student-peers from different ethnic and racial backgrounds, unfortunately, that may be hard to do at this school.
Below average when it comes to ethnic diversity, Salve Regina University is ranked #2,098 in the United States.
Explore Salve Regina Racial Diversity
This chart will display the diversity of undergraduate students at Salve Regina when it is available.
Salve Regina's racial diversity is below the national average.
Racial diversity of the faculty is below the national average.
Low Balance of Male and Female Students
If you're seeking a school with an equal mix of male and female students, this is not the choice for you.
At Salve Regina University, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Salve Regina is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #1,880 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 724 males and 1,456 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at Salve Regina
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Salve Regina's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Salve Regina University is higher than the national average.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Salve Regina's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Salve Regina is above average.
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 took a look at where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending in order to come up with the geographic diversity rank.
About 14.6% of the students attending Salve Regina University come from within Rhode Island. Salve Regina's rating of #461 puts it above the national average.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 19 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at Salve Regina
There is a relatively small community of about 54 international students at Salve Regina University representing 16 countries. For all the details, go to the Salve Regina International Student Page.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Some college 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 traditional student is between the ages of 18-21. At Salve Regina University, 64.5% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Salve Regina #1,707 in the nation for student age diversity.
Salve Regina Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Salve Regina students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about 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. 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, classes, and religions.
- How is Salve Regina doing at attracting and supporting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic, and location diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how Salve Regina is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to Salve Regina?
Diversity can be promoted by the college in multiple ways. For one, institutions should be making an effort to hire a diverse faculty to engage students. But the school should also be doing the best they can to encourage meaningful connections between people from differing backgrounds. This prevents students and faculty from becoming isolated and helps bring about positive connections.