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Diversity

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4 College Senior

Diversity: There is a lot of diversity among the student population, and professors are pretty accepting of different backgrounds.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: Eastern is extremely diverse and from what I can tell, everyone is very accepting of each other.

5 College Senior

Diversity: I may be biased because my degree has a lot to do with diversity, but I think Eastern has so much of it! You can see it just by walking around campus. Just walking to class you could hear three different languages. Although a lot of the international students keep in cliques, they are very interested in becoming friends with Americans. There are also programs to become friends with international students.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: EWU has a very student and professor population, and to celebrate that each year they a diversity week in which seminars are held. Students at EWU accept diversity, people are defiantly not strongly judged just because they look or are different. Which is nice to see coming from a small town like I did.

3 College Senior

Diversity: Eastern is fairly diverse. Groups for everything, and everyone I have ever encountered were fairly accepting of others.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
3%
Asian
3%
Hispanic
11%
International
3%
Native American
1%
White
66%
Unknown
8%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
5%
Common States of Residence
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Montana
  • Oregon
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 3%
18-19: 25%
20-21: 26%
22-24: 23%
25+: 23%
Female Faculty
45%
Male Faculty
55%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 5%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 0%
Native American: 1%
White: 89%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 14 responses

  • 100% No
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Republican
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Independent/Other Party
  • 0% 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 54 responses

  • 6% Progressive/very liberal
  • 13% Liberal
  • 37% Moderate
  • 20% Conservative
  • 4% Very conservative
  • 4% Libertarian
  • 17% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 54 responses

  • 6% Progressive/very liberal
  • 13% Liberal
  • 48% Moderate
  • 9% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 2% Libertarian
  • 22% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 54 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 54 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
  • 29% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 7% Yes, I became a little more liberal.
  • 0% Yes, I became a lot more conservative.
  • 0% Yes, I became a little more conservative.

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

  • 7% Republican
  • 21% Democratic
  • 21% Independent
  • 14% Other party not mentioned
  • 36% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 14 responses

  • 64% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 21% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 7% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 7% Yes. I've become less religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 0% 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

  • 21% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 57% 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 14 responses

  • 21% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 21% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 29% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 29% 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 55 responses

  • 56% Very accepting.
  • 35% 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.
  • 0% It's hard to be a minority here.

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