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 U of New Haven, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the Country.
Overall Diversity is Great
We combine elements of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create a total diversity grade for every school.
University of New Haven is thought to be very diverse across all factors, and is ranked #346 nationwide.
Campus is Higher Than Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse schools offer students the opportunity to study and collaborate with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
University of New Haven is ranked #1,813 in ethnic diversity nationwide with a student body composition that is above the national average.
Explore Racial Diversity at U of New Haven
If the data is present, the following chart will show U of New Haven undergraduate student diversity.
U of New Haven ranks above average in racial diversity.
The racial diversity of the faculty is above average.
U of New Haven Gender Ratio is Balanced
If you feel more comfortable on a campus with a nice mix of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At University of New Haven, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at U of New Haven is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #625 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,349 males and 2,743 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at U of New Haven
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among U of New Haven's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at U of New Haven is excellent.
When available, the chart below includes the male to female ratio among U of New Haven's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at U of New Haven is above average.
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 come up with the geographic diversity rank.
About 40.4% of the students attending University of New Haven come from within Connecticut. U of New Haven's rating of #491 puts it above the national average.
Dive Into Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 30 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at U of New Haven
There is a relatively large community of about 766 international students at University of New Haven representing at least 42 countries. For more information, see the U of New Haven International Student Page.
What is the Age Diversity of the Students?
Would you prefer a school where the student body represents a blend of different ages and generations, or would you opt for a school where most students are the same age as you?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At University of New Haven, 59.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank U of New Haven #2,643 in the nation for student age diversity.
U of New Haven Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at U of New Haven.
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". We use it today to describe an amalgamation of peoples, traditions, cultures and ideas. Diversity can be a huge benefit to students, as it not only exposes them to new ideas and ways of thinking, it prepares them for the diverse workforce of tomorrow, as well as inspires innovation and creativity.
- Is U of New Haven supporting learners from all income backgrounds?
Even a school with high ethnic, racial and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the economic backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how U of New Haven is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to U of New Haven?
Call the school to understand what they are doing to inspire diversity, and what student groups, associations and clubs are offered that encourage diversified perspectives on campus.
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