COLLEGE PROWLER RANKS BABSON NO. 12 FOR DIVERSITY
Niche/College Prowler has ranked Babson College No. 12 out of 933 colleges and universities for diversity, and given Babson an A+ rating in the category in its 2015 Niche College Rankings.
The most diverse campus category ranks 934 colleges based on seven statistics and more than 775,000 opinions from nearly 100,000 students. A high ranking indicates that the college is extremely diverse and fosters a community that accepts and promotes a diversity of viewpoints, backgrounds, religious beliefs, sexual orientations, and socioeconomic statuses.
Other leading colleges with high rankings in this category include:
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Stanford University
- Amherst College
- Pomona College
- Swarthmore College
- Yale University
- Brown University
- University of Pennsylvania
- Columbia University
Babson also received A rankings in the academics and technology categories. See Babson's full rankings »
This ranking follows The Princeton Review's, where Babson ranked No. 20 in the Lots of Race/Class Interaction category. The Princeton Review draws on student responses to the survey question, “Do different types of students (black/white, rich/poor) interact frequently and easily at your school?”
This spirit of inclusivity runs throughout campus and is central to student life. Recently, the Babson College Beavers joined national non-profit You Can Play in celebrating diversity of all kinds, including sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, race, religion, and ethnicity.
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