Some call College Station “Caucasian Station,” and the nickname is justified. A&M’s campus, and the surrounding area at large, is definitely dominated by white, middle-class, heterosexual, and conservative people. Of course, there are people on campus who don’t fit that description, but they aren’t nearly as visible. But while there is not a lot of diversity, the administration is aware of it and is taking steps to try to improve the situation. At the moment, there are many organizations on campus to raise awareness about and celebrate the diversity that does exist on campus. While these organizations may not be as strong as they could be, improvements will be made as time goes on, especially as more open-minded and diverse freshmen descend upon campus each year. In fact, maybe you could be one of them!
Most students realize the University is not very diverse, but there is little tension among students. People from almost every country and ethnicity can be found somewhere on campus, no matter how small their numbers may be. A&M feels like a family, and most Aggies are generally very welcoming toward everyone, regardless of ethnicity, economic status, sexual orientation, or religion.