Where do you get information on diversity?

Our primary source of diversity information is enrollment data from the
IPEDS "EFA" dataset. This is data reported by colleges to the Department
of Education.

At a high level, this data is described by the Department of Education as :

"students enrolled in the fall, by race/ethnicity, gender, attendance
status and level of student."

Please keep in mind that we measure ethnic diversity based on how well represented all ethnic/racial groups are at a college. This can produce some counter-intuitive results. As an example, we rate Alabama A & M University poorly for ethnic diversity despite their excellent history of serving minorities.

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