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Diversity

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Appalachian State doesn't have much diversity compared to other schools such as UNC-Greensboro or Chapel Hill, but the diversity we do have is awesome and the students and community are more than accepting of the students.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: The diversity is getting better in the school.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: Diversity is poor (11% minority), but the student body is incredibly accepting and tolerant.

1 person found this useful Report
4 College Sophomore

Diversity: The campus knows that there is a slight lack in diversity, but I see a lot of foreign students around and I think that's great.

2 people found this useful Report
3 College Freshman

Diversity: Very low diversity but everyone is very accepting

1 person found this useful Report
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Facts & Statistics

African American
3%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
4%
International
1%
Native American
0%
White
86%
Unknown
2%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
11%
Common States of Residence
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Maryland
  • South Carolina
  • Virginia
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 0%
18-19: 36%
20-21: 38%
22-24: 19%
25+: 7%
Female Faculty
47%
Male Faculty
53%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 1%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 3%
Native American: 1%
White: 89%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 85 responses

  • 8% Progressive/very liberal
  • 29% Liberal
  • 21% Moderate
  • 16% Conservative
  • 5% Very conservative
  • 8% Libertarian
  • 12% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 116 responses

  • 16% Progressive/very liberal
  • 37% Liberal
  • 25% Moderate
  • 4% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 1% Libertarian
  • 16% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 117 responses

Totally homogenous
Extremely diverse
  • Economic status
  • Ethnic heritage
  • National origin (international students)
  • Political affiliation
  • Religious background
  • Sexual orientation

What political party do you associate yourself with?    Based on 63 responses

  • 24% Republican
  • 30% Democratic
  • 27% Independent
  • 3% Other party not mentioned
  • 16% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 37 responses

  • 62% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 35% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 3% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 0% Not accepted. LGBT students generally stay quiet.

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 63 responses

  • 60% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 38% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 2% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 0% Not accepted. LGBT students generally stay quiet.

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 86 responses

  • 57% Very accepting.
  • 38% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 3% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 1% It's hard to be a minority here.

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