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Diversity

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1 College Freshman

Diversity: I have never been in a place with as many bigots in one area until I came to Marshall University. The amount of Trump supporters scares me.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Diversity isn't huge at Marshall considering it is a very very small town. The school very close-knit, but that can be a good thing!

3 College Senior

Diversity: There is not a lot of ethnic diversity here. We are a small town.

4 College Sophomore

Diversity: Marshall is so diverse. There are all kinds of different people here, with a club for most of any kind of group.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Students from all over the world and backgrounds

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Facts & Statistics

African American
6%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
International
1%
Native American
0%
White
84%
Unknown
4%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
24%
Common States of Residence
  • Kentucky
  • Maryland
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 0%
18-19: 29%
20-21: 27%
22-24: 21%
25+: 22%
Female Faculty
39%
Male Faculty
61%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 3%
Asian American: 7%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 4%
Native American: 0%
White: 84%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 48 responses

  • 4% Progressive/very liberal
  • 15% Liberal
  • 29% Moderate
  • 23% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 6% Libertarian
  • 23% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 76 responses

  • 5% Progressive/very liberal
  • 17% Liberal
  • 37% Moderate
  • 8% Conservative
  • 1% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 32% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 77 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 41 responses

  • 17% Republican
  • 29% Democratic
  • 29% Independent
  • 5% Other party not mentioned
  • 20% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 30 responses

  • 33% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 43% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 20% 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 accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 42 responses

  • 31% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 48% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 19% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 2% 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 48 responses

  • 38% Very accepting.
  • 56% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 2% 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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