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 USCB, and how it is Similar to Other Schools in the U.S..
Normal Diversity at This School
We calculated a total diversity ranking for every school by looking at racial, age, gender and geographic diversity.
Nothing too out of the ordinary, University of South Carolina - Beaufort is about average with a ranking of #1,231.
Campus is Above Average in Racial Diversity
Ethnically-diverse college campuses offer students the chance to study and learn with undergraduates from racial and ethnic groups that are unique from their own.
A ranking of #784 for ethnic diversity means University of South Carolina - Beaufort is above average nationally.
Explore USCB Racial Diversity
If available, the chart below explores racial diversity among the undergraduate students at USCB.
USCB ranks above average in racial diversity.
The faculty's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Low Balance of Male and Female Students
If you're seeking a college with an equal balance of male and female students, this may not be the choice for you.
At University of South Carolina - Beaufort, the disparity between men and women on campus is higher than the national average. The undergraduate student body at USCB is mostly female.
This university is ranked at #1,702 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 666 males and 1,411 females.
Explore Male/Female Diversity at USCB
If available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among USCB's undergraduate students.
The disparity between the counts of men and women at University of South Carolina - Beaufort is higher than the national average.
If available, the chart below includes the male to female percentage among USCB's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at USCB is above average.
Geographic Diversity is Typical
Are you seeking a college that attracts students from all across the U.S., or would you prefer a local college that mostly pulls students from within your home state?
In order to come up with the geographic diversity for each school, we took into account where every student resided before they were admitted.
About 83.3% of the students attending University of South Carolina - Beaufort come from within South Carolina. This puts USCB's level of geographic diversity about the same as the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #1,141.
Research Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 23 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
Presence of International Students at USCB
There is a relatively small community of about 32 international students at University of South Carolina - Beaufort representing 10 countries. To see more, check out the USCB International Student Page.
Age Range on Campus
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. At University of South Carolina - Beaufort, 62.9% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank USCB #1,753 in the nation for student age diversity.
USCB Age Diversity Chart
The chart below displays the age range of the student body at USCB.
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. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are actually seeking 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 USCB doing at supporting students from all income levels?
Even a school with high racial, ethnic and geographic diversity may not be diverse when it comes to the financial backgrounds of their students. To get a better idea of how USCB is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to USCB?
In order to achieve the most benefit from a diverse campus, seek out institutions that are not only promoting diversity by actively recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups, but are also promoting an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.