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.
Learn About Diversity at Texas A&M Texarkana, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
Average in Overall Diversity
We calculated a total diversity grade for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Texas A&M University - Texarkana is considered to be pretty typical in overall diversity, and is ranked #1,166 nationwide.
This School is Considered Greater Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse colleges offer students the opportunity to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
Texas A&M University - Texarkana is ranked #704 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Explore Texas A&M Texarkana Racial Diversity
If the data is present, the following chart will show Texas A&M Texarkana undergraduate student diversity.
Texas A&M Texarkana ranks above average in racial diversity.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Gender Ratio Could Improve
This may not be the best choice if you're seeking equality between the sexes (when it comes to their presence on campus).
At Texas A&M University - Texarkana, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at Texas A&M Texarkana is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #1,274 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 629 males and 981 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at Texas A&M Texarkana
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Texas A&M Texarkana's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at Texas A&M University - Texarkana is on par with the national average.
If available, the chart below will include the male to female percentage among Texas A&M Texarkana's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Texas A&M Texarkana is on par with national averages.
Seems to be Popular for Local Students
Do you want a local school that attracts local students? This could be a good option for you.
We've derived the location diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they were admitted.
About 87.4% of the students attending Texas A&M University - Texarkana come from within Texas. This puts Texas A&M Texarkana's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,576.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 4 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at Texas A&M Texarkana
There is a relatively small community of about 32 international students at Texas A&M University - Texarkana representing 17 countries. For all the details, go to the Texas A&M Texarkana International Student Page.
What is the Age Diversity of the Students?
Some learners 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 Texas A&M University - Texarkana, 29.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Texas A&M Texarkana #285 in the nation for student age diversity.
Texas A&M Texarkana Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age distribution of Texas A&M Texarkana students with the following chart.
Questions About Diversity
- What do we mean when we talk about diversity in college?
The root word of diversity is from the Latin, "diversus" which means "various". Today we use it to describe a mixture of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who say that diversity in college 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, religions, and classes.
- Is Texas A&M Texarkana supporting and attracting learners from all economic 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 Texas A&M Texarkana is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Texas A&M Texarkana?
Call the school to find out what they are doing to stimulate diversity, and what student clubs, groups and associations are available that encourage diversified perspectives on campus.