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4 College Freshman

Diversity: As a whole, the student body isn't racially diverse but we're still very open and non-exclusive to other races. As for sexual preference, we're very open-minded in that sense and I enjoy my campus for being so accepting.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: Just very accepting!! That is it!!

3 College Senior

Diversity: Our school is predominantly white, however it is has Scandinavian roots, so this is not surprising. There are quite a few European exchange students from Denmark and Norway. However, overall there is not much ethnic diversity.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Everyone seems to be very Democratic and liberal, and you can be looked down on if you are not.

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: The acceptance rate at PLU is approximately 70% which is not too bad honestly. It has a more female dominated demographic but it isn't really that noticeable. Everyone seems to get along to a degree even coming from different backgrounds

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Facts & Statistics

African American
3%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
7%
International
5%
Native American
1%
White
71%
Unknown
1%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
23%
Common States of Residence
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Hawaii
  • Montana
  • Oregon
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 38%
20-21: 37%
22-24: 13%
25+: 12%
Female Faculty
50%
Male Faculty
50%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 0%
Asian American: 6%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 4%
Native American: 0%
White: 87%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 44 responses

  • 11% Progressive/very liberal
  • 32% Liberal
  • 23% Moderate
  • 16% Conservative
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 16% Not sure

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

  • 9% Progressive/very liberal
  • 43% Liberal
  • 21% Moderate
  • 9% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 18% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 55 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 27 responses

  • 15% Republican
  • 37% Democratic
  • 22% Independent
  • 4% Other party not mentioned
  • 22% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 16 responses

  • 94% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 6% 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 27 responses

  • 74% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 26% 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 accepting is the campus community as a whole toward someone who falls into the minority (ethnic, sexual, or religious)?    Based on 44 responses

  • 84% Very accepting.
  • 16% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 0% 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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