Are You All About Diversity? These Colleges Might Be For You

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Research shows that diversity is one of the biggest drivers for creativity and innovation. When you are surrounded by people with differences and are living and studying in an environment that embraces diversity, great and innovative ideas would start flowing. Therefore, many colleges start putting more emphasis on creating a student-body diverse campus.

 

Here are some colleges (no particular order) where students will most likely study with others who have racial or ethnic backgrounds that are different from their own.

 

College Name# of Undergraduate StudentsGender DiversityRacial Diversity
Rutgers University - Newark6,748Female 54.0%
Male 46.0%
White 25.7%
Black 18.7%
Hispanic 24.5%
Asian 22.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5%
Two of more races 2.9%
Stanford University6,980Female 47.0%
Male 53.0%
White 37.0%
Black 6.3%
Hispanic 16.9%
Asian 19.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.9%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two of more races 10.8%
University of San Francisco6,308Female 66.0%
Male 34.0%
White 31.1%
Black 2.9%
Hispanic 18.7%
Asian 19.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5%
Two of more races 7.0%
University of California - Santa Barbara19,362Female 57.0%
Male 43.0%
White 39.7%
Black 2.1%
Hispanic 24.8%
Asian 17.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two of more races 8.4%
Massachusetts Institute of Technology4,510Female 41.0%
Male 59.0%
White 37.1%
Black 5.3%
Hispanic 16.4%
Asian 24.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.3%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Two of more races 5.1%
University of California-Los Angeles28,667Female 58.0%
Male 42.0%
White 28.6%
Black 2.6%
Hispanic 18.4%
Asian 31.0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two of more races 4.8%
University of California-Santa Cruz15,695Female 56.0%
Male 44.0%
White 36.8%
Black 2.0%
Hispanic 30.2%
Asian 20.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.2%
Two of more races 7.0%
Columbia University7,970Female 55.0%
Male 45.0%
White 39.2%
Black 7.5%
Hispanic 13.6%
Asian 17.1%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two of more races 4.5%
University of California-Davis26,483Female 58.0%
Male 42.0%
White 31.3%
Black 2.1%
Hispanic 17.2%
Asian 35.5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.5%
Two of more races 5.1%
Rice University3,920Female 49.0%
Male 51.0%
White 39.4%
Black 6.4%
Hispanic 15.1%
Asian 21.4%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0.2%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander 0.0%
Two of more races 4.7%

 

 

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