Why Diversity Matters
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 the Facts on Diversity at Xavier, Including how Similar This School is to Others in the Country.
This School has Excellent Diversity in General
We combine factors of racial, geographic, age and gender diversity to create an overall diversity ranking for each school.
Highly diverse across all factors, Xavier University is ranked #268 nationwide.
Average Representation of Racial Groups
Racially diverse colleges allow students to meet and learn from others from different racial and ethnic backgrounds. It also means the school is working to fairly represent and support all students.
With a student body composition that is close to the national average, Xavier University is ranked #1,439 when it comes to ethnic diversity.
Take a Deeper Look at Racial Diversity at Xavier
If the data is present, the following chart will display Xavier undergraduate student diversity.
Xavier's racial diversity is on par with the national average.
Average racial representation in the faculty.
Balanced Gender Ratio
If you desire a campus with a relatively equal balance of males and females, this may be the school for you.
At Xavier University, the disparity between men and women on campus is far lower than the national average. The undergraduate student body at Xavier is equally balanced.
This university is ranked at #470 in male to female diversity nationwide. The undergraduate population is comprised of 2,152 males and 2,482 females.
Review Male/Female Diversity at Xavier
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Xavier's undergraduate students.
The male to female ratio at Xavier is excellent.
When available, the chart below will include the male to female ratio among Xavier's faculty.
The ratio of male to female faculty at Xavier is above average.
Campus Filled with Students From All Over the U.S.
Looking to attend a school where you can meet students from all over the United States and the world?
We've decided upon the geographic diversity of each school by looking at where students lived before they attended college.
About 43.7% of the students attending Xavier University come from within Ohio. This puts Xavier's level of geographic diversity far above the national average and gives it a national geographic diversity ranking of #250.
Explore Nationwide Geographic Diversity
The undergraduate student body is split among 41 states (may include Washington D.C.), as shown in the chart below.
International Student Diversity at Xavier
There is a mid sized group of about 155 international students at Xavier University representing at least 35 countries. Go to the Xavier International Student Page for more information.
What is the Age of Everyone at This School?
Some 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?
The "traditional" college student is thought to be between the ages of 18-21. At Xavier University, 58.2% of students are in the age 18 to 21 bracket, compared to the national average of 60%. We rank Xavier #1,611 in the nation for student age diversity.
Xavier Age Diversity Chart
Analyze the age range of Xavier 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". We use it today to describe an amalgamation of people, traditions, cultures and ideas. Students who say that diversity in school 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 Xavier supporting learners from all income backgrounds?
Even a school with great 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 Xavier is supporting low-income students check the Financial Aid Page.
- Is Diversity Important to Xavier?
What are you trying to find in regards to college diversity? Speak to the school to see what type of support groups and clubs are around to promote unique perspectives.