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4 College Senior

Diversity: Considering I'm in school in Mississippi, our diversity level is astounding. We have students from Vietnam and all over the States, as well as India and other countries worldwide.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is plenty of diversity on campus from sexual orientation to ethnic background to religious beliefs.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: I do seem some foreign students around, but not a lot. I mainly see Caucasian and African American people. If you want to meet foreign exchange students, they have a program on campus that gives you the opportunity to do so. You will see a range of people from poor to rich economic backgrounds. A lot of people here are set on their religious beliefs and go to Church every Sunday, although I do see people who aren't religious as well. There is a mix, but most students associate themselves with some type of religion.

5 College Sophomore

Diversity: The people on campus are very open to people and there are no issues with heritage, race, or sexual orientation.

4 College Freshman

Diversity: I feel that everyone can feel accepted and comfortable with who they are at MSU.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
23%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
2%
International
2%
Native American
1%
White
70%
Unknown
1%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
35%
Common States of Residence
  • Alabama
  • Georgia
  • Louisiana
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 0%
18-19: 26%
20-21: 33%
22-24: 27%
25+: 14%
Female Faculty
35%
Male Faculty
65%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 4%
Asian American: 8%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 5%
Native American: 0%
White: 82%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 10 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 75 responses

  • 3% Progressive/very liberal
  • 11% Liberal
  • 31% Moderate
  • 24% Conservative
  • 8% Very conservative
  • 4% Libertarian
  • 20% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 75 responses

  • 1% Progressive/very liberal
  • 8% Liberal
  • 27% Moderate
  • 27% Conservative
  • 5% Very conservative
  • 1% Libertarian
  • 31% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 76 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 75 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 11 responses

  • 100% No
  • 0% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 0% 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 11 responses

  • 55% Republican
  • 18% Democratic
  • 9% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 18% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 10 responses

  • 50% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 40% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 10% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 0% 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 11 responses

  • 0% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 82% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 18% 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 10 responses

  • 40% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 30% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 20% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 10% 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 75 responses

  • 43% Very accepting.
  • 45% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 8% 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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