If you look at diversity purely in terms of numbers at Wooster, you will see that the College hovers around 5 percent international students and 10 percent domestic multiethnic students. But at Wooster, students don’t look at diversity in terms of percentages because they realize that you can’t define it in this way. Wooster looks at diversity like it looks at everything else—in a personal way. You are not just part of a diversity statistic; instead, you are the president of the South Asia Committee and you came up with the idea for South Asia Week, which got the whole student body excited about the Friday night dinner or the movie you were going to show. Or, you helped to plan the forum about the Day of the Dead, which gave students a look at what life is like in Mexico, where your grandparents grew up.
Diversity stands out at Wooster because students make it a priority. The College emphasizes all different types of diversity—ethnic, racial, economic, sexual—as important components to student life. And, when you’re in Wooster, Ohio, it’s always fun to be able to escape to a different part of the world by experiencing a new cultural experience or to say that you made a difference through activism in the community.