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Diversity

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4 College Senior

Diversity: Everyone is treated the same

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4 College Junior

Diversity: I feel like the diversity is pretty vast on campus.

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5 Recent Alumnus

Diversity: The diversity amongst the University is vast. We are a central hub for a lot of foreign exchange programs, as well as having a strong LGBT community. Everyone is accepting of everybody else simply for the sheer fact that we are all there for the same goal: get a degree. There are very, VERY few people who aren't accepting of every range of diversity, but those people are drowned out by the ones that accept everybody.

5 College Senior

Diversity: I have not heard any slander or racial comments for the first year I have been apart of this school.

5 College Junior

Diversity: I work with students from at least 7 different countries. There isn’t much outward racism on campus and when it happens, faculty deals with it instantaneously.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
16%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
International
6%
Native American
1%
White
72%
Unknown
2%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
15%
Common States of Residence
  • Foreign countries
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 30%
20-21: 28%
22-24: 19%
25+: 22%
Female Faculty
50%
Male Faculty
50%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 7%
Asian American: 6%
Hispanic: 1%
International: 4%
Native American: 0%
White: 78%
Unknown: 1%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 13 responses

  • 85% No
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Republican
  • 8% Yes, Democrat to Independent/Other Party
  • 8% Yes, Republican to Democrat
  • 0% Yes, Republican to Independent/Other Party
  • 0% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Democrat
  • 0% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Republican

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 44 responses

  • 2% Progressive/very liberal
  • 11% Liberal
  • 34% Moderate
  • 20% Conservative
  • 9% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 23% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 44 responses

  • 2% Progressive/very liberal
  • 14% Liberal
  • 27% Moderate
  • 20% Conservative
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 34% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 41 responses

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

How diverse is your personal circle of friends in the following areas?    Based on 40 responses

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

Have you changed your political views since starting college?    Based on 14 responses

  • 64% No
  • 7% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 14% Yes, I became a little more liberal.
  • 0% Yes, I became a lot more conservative.
  • 14% Yes, I became a little more conservative.

What political party do you associate yourself with?    Based on 14 responses

  • 29% Republican
  • 7% Democratic
  • 36% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 29% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?     Based on 13 responses

  • 77% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 15% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 0% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 0% Yes. I've become less religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 8% Yes. I've become less religious and have changed my religious affiliation.

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 14 responses

  • 29% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 50% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 21% 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 important is religion in your life?    Based on 13 responses

  • 23% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 46% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 8% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 23% Not important. I don't affiliate with any religion.

How accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 45 responses

  • 53% Very accepting.
  • 33% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 9% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 4% It's hard to be a minority here.
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