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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Although there isn't a lot of diversity at John Carroll, there is a wonderful amount of student who are accepting of the individuals and quickly become mature about the situation.

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: I am not too aware of the issues with diversity on the campus.

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1 College Junior

Diversity: Its like someone dumped a bottle of bleach on the school. Its like 98 percent white here. Its awful. Racist undertones are everywhere

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: there is diversity here people some people fail to see it

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3 College Senior

Diversity: It is ok in my eyes because the diversity is limited which I love but JCU tries to shove diversity down your throat. That I hate.

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John Carroll is known for being a white, upper-middle-class, Catholic university. Although many students who fit this mold attend John Carroll, the school is really more diverse than you might think. The University has students of many different ethnicities, religions, and sexual orientations whom all share their cultures, interests, and struggles with the John Carroll community.  

John Carroll has many organizations on campus that cater to minorities, even for how small the school is. Most students would agree that John Carroll is diverse and that most students are very accepting and tolerant of differences. At John Carroll, you will not be left out of anything for any reason pertaining to differences amongst one another. Finally, John Carroll does also welcome international students, so there are always students from different parts of the world whom are also treated well at John Carroll.

Facts & Statistics

African American
5%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
4%
International
2%
Native American
0%
White
82%
Unknown
5%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
32%
Common States of Residence
  • Florida
  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • New York
  • Pennsylvania
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 0%
18-19: 31%
20-21: 42%
22-24: 21%
25+: 6%
Female Faculty
42%
Male Faculty
58%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 3%
Asian American: 5%
Hispanic: 4%
International: 0%
Native American: 0%
White: 87%
Unknown: 0%
Gay Pride
John Carroll Allies is an organization on campus that promotes equality towards gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender individuals. They organize and sponsor activities, speakers, and trips that promote a better understanding of the GLBT population within the teachings and doctrines of the Roman Catholic Church.
Political Activity
On campus, there are the College Democrats as well as the John Carroll Conservatives; both are represented well.
Economic Status
Most students who come to John Carroll are upper-middle class, but there are still many students who are middle class or lower class. Also, many lower-class students receive good financial aid packages that allow them the opportunity to attend John Carroll.
Most Common Religions
Since John Carroll is a Jesuit institution, most of the students who attend are Catholic. Campus Ministry is wonderful at John Carroll. There are lots of organizations, activities, and retreats that they sponsor.
Minority Clubs on Campus
At JCU, there are multiple cultural minority organizations. Some of these include the African American Alliance, Italian Club, Japanese Society, La Mesa Hispanica, Le Cercle Francais, and the Middle Eastern Student Organization. These groups are not huge, but people are sure to get involved if these groups are important to them.

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 33 responses

  • 6% Progressive/very liberal
  • 12% Liberal
  • 33% Moderate
  • 36% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 6% Libertarian
  • 6% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 46 responses

  • 2% Progressive/very liberal
  • 13% Liberal
  • 28% Moderate
  • 30% Conservative
  • 9% Very conservative
  • 2% Libertarian
  • 15% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 46 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 20 responses

  • 40% Republican
  • 25% Democratic
  • 20% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 15% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 15 responses

  • 33% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 67% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 0% 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 20 responses

  • 30% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 60% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 5% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 5% 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 33 responses

  • 42% Very accepting.
  • 42% 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.
  • 6% It's hard to be a minority here.
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