Diversity Makes a Difference
Diversity can be somewhat of a buzzword with university admissions officers and students. For the purposes of producing diversity scores, College Factual defines diversity as the most plurality. Schools that score high in diversity metrics are those with the greatest variety in ethnicity, gender, age, and geographic location of origin.
Get Some Knowledge on Diversity at UW Seattle, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the U.S..
Much Higher Than Average Diversity
We combine factors of racial, geographic, gender and age diversity to come up with an overall diversity ranking for each school.
Highly diverse across all factors, University of Washington - Seattle Campus is ranked #90 nationwide.
Good Representation of Many Races
This highly diverse school may be a great place for young students to get to know other students with different cultures and backgrounds.
Sitting at #293, University of Washington - Seattle Campus has received an excellent ranking for ethnic diversity nationally.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at UW Seattle
The chart below will display the diversity of undergraduate students at UW Seattle if it is available.
UW Seattle boasts excellent racial diversity.
Above average racial representation in faculty.
Balanced Gender Ratio
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 Washington - Seattle Campus, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at UW Seattle is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #288 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 14,772 males and 16,559 females.
Analyze Male/Female Diversity at UW Seattle
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among UW Seattle's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at UW Seattle is excellent.
Where available, the chart below will include the male to female distribution among UW Seattle's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at UW Seattle is excellent.
Geographic Diversity is Above Average
Would you prefer a college that attracts students from all across the United States? If so this may be a good option for you.
We examined where each of the school's admitted students lived before attending in order to come up with the geographic diversity rating.
About 80.3% of the students attending University of Washington - Seattle Campus come from within Washington. UW Seattle's rating of #420 makes it above average in this factor.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 46 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
The Amount of International Students at UW Seattle
There is a large community of about 7,356 international students at University of Washington - Seattle Campus representing at least 49 countries. To learn more, see the UW Seattle International Student Page.
How Old is Everyone at This School?
Some college students prefer a campus filled with others who are a similar age to them, while some prefer a wide age range of students. Which is best for you?
Traditionally, students range in age from 18 to 21. At University of Washington - Seattle Campus, 51.6% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank UW Seattle #1,375 in the nation for student age diversity.
Explore Age Diversity at UW Seattle
Analyze the age range of UW Seattle 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 defined as "variety", what we mean is multiculturalism, or the acceptance of people of different ethnicities, cultures, races, beliefs and financial backgrounds. When most students seek diversity on campus, what they are 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 UW Seattle doing at attracting and supporting students from all income levels?
Schools with higher than average racial and ethnic diversity still may not be diverse when it comes to other factors, such as financial backgrounds. Get a better idea of how UW Seattle supports low-income students by visiting the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to UW Seattle?
In order to achieve the most benefit from diversity on campus, seek out schools that are not only promoting diversity by recruiting students and hiring faculty from minority groups actively, but are also fostering an environment where there is confident interaction between different groups.