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Diversity

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5 College Student

Diversity: Extremely diverse. TONS of international and transfer students

5 College Freshman

Diversity: I've been at Louisiana Tech for two years now and I have yet to take a class where of the students attending, 10% of them are from another country.

4 College Senior

Diversity: The school inherits lots of international and local students. A great school to get to know people from different cultures/ethnicity!

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: Louisiana Tech likes to show students from every lifestyle that they matter. The is an organization for you if you are in the LGBT community: Prism, nonreligious: SSA or any other way of life.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: There are a wide array of students on campus. Foreigners from Australia, Slovakia, India, Japan, and other eastern countries have conglomerated at Tech. I have never heard of any of the students disrespecting or feeling uncomfortable around the foreign students, but this is different towards those of different sexual orientation. The campus' number of religious students rivals the number of Greek students and maybe even overshadows them. Many religious disapprove of homosexuals and the like, but there haven't been any serious cases of hazing or prejudice. There seems to be a "to each their own" policy among Tech students. This does not mean that students from different backgrounds do not mingle. I personally have friends from various backgrounds including: poor, rich, African America, Caucasian, Australian, Japanese, Muslim, Catholic, Christian, Baptist, Democrats, Bisexual, Pansexual, and gender neutral. We all get along perfectly fine mostly because we face a common struggle: college.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
13%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
1%
International
4%
Native American
0%
White
67%
Unknown
12%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
17%
Common States of Residence
  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Foreign countries
  • Mississippi
  • Texas
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 3%
18-19: 32%
20-21: 29%
22-24: 20%
25+: 17%
Female Faculty
38%
Male Faculty
62%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 4%
Asian American: 1%
Hispanic: 1%
International: 14%
Native American: 0%
White: 80%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 28 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 18% Liberal
  • 32% Moderate
  • 25% Conservative
  • 4% Very conservative
  • 4% Libertarian
  • 18% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 56 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 4% Liberal
  • 25% Moderate
  • 27% Conservative
  • 11% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 34% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 57 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 31 responses

  • 32% Republican
  • 10% Democratic
  • 29% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 29% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 26 responses

  • 31% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 54% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 15% 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 31 responses

  • 26% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 58% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 13% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 3% 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 29 responses

  • 38% Very accepting.
  • 38% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 14% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 10% It's hard to be a minority here.

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