The campus is very diverse in most aspects—economically, ethnically, ideologically, politically, and sexually—but certain minorities have a very small representation. For example, you can count the number of Asian students on one hand.
The diversity at Catawba can be compared to many high schools, since the College is the size of the average high school. There is a good balance between Caucasians and African Americans, but other minorities do not have a good representation on campus. There is a great deal of sexual diversity on campus; however, reinforcing stereotypes, most of the homosexual men are in the performing arts, and most of the lesbian women are involved in athletics and still in the closet. Politically and ideologically, there is enough diversity for anyone to find other people like them.