Otis ranked top 1% of all colleges and universities in the nation in diversity.
The Almanac of Higher Education, issued annually by the Chronicle of Higher Education, has identified Otis as #8 on its list of Most-Diverse Campuses for four-year private nonprofit colleges and universities. Otis ranks in the top 20 of all four-year nonprofit institutions and is the only art and design college to do so. The high rankings, based on data from 2012, evidence the diversity celebrated by the Otis community.
Diversity is a fundamental element of a well-rounded education and Otis College of Art and Design is proud to support a community of peers who hail from around the world, representing a wide range of racial and ethnic groups. Learning in a diverse group of peers (or learning through diversity) effectively prepares students to become the leaders of the future in the diverse workforce they will encounter after graduation. Otis offers unparalleled learning opportunities to its students that prepare them to succeed in a global world.