Diversity Makes a Difference
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 ULV, and how it Compares to Other Schools in the United States.
Very Good Diversity Overall
The overall diversity ranking is created by combining the individual factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity.
Considered above average in terms of overall diversity, University of La Verne is ranked #981 nationwide.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse schools offer students the ability to study and learn from undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
University of La Verne is ranked #536 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Explore Racial Diversity at ULV
If the data is available, the following chart will show ULV undergraduate student diversity.
ULV ranks above average in racial diversity.
Very good racial representation in faculty.
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 University of La Verne, the disparity between men and women on campus is on par with the national average. The undergraduate student body at ULV is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #1,116 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,139 males and 3,029 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at ULV
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among ULV's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at University of La Verne is on par with the national average.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among ULV's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at ULV is above average.
School Tends to Represent Students From Its Home State
Do you want a local school that primarily pulls local students? This could be a good choice for you.
We've determined the location diversity of each school by looking at where accepted students lived before they were admitted.
Over 90% of the students attending University of La Verne come from within California. This puts ULV's level of geographic diversity below the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,609.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 9 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at ULV
There is a medium sized community of about 664 international students at University of La Verne representing at least 30 countries. Click on the ULV International Student Page for more information.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you prefer a school where most students are the same age as you?
The typical student is between the ages of 18-21. However, this university appears to attract a majority of older students. At University of La Verne, 28.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank ULV #247 in the nation for student age diversity.
Take a Look at Age Diversity at ULV
Analyze the age distribution of ULV students with the following chart.
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. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ways of thinking, it prepares them for the diverse workforce of tomorrow, in addition to inspiring creativity and innovation.
- Is ULV 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 ULV is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- How important is diversity to ULV?
Get in touch with the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student groups, clubs and associations are offered that encourage varied perspectives on campus.