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Diversity

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5 College Freshman

Diversity: There's hella diversity in Portland

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3 College Junior

Diversity: Somewhat diverse, but a high amount of White/Caucasian students and staff.

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5 College Senior

Diversity: You can't get away from the diversity, it's so assimilated you'd hardly be able to function unless you just accept it.

4 College Junior

Diversity: Anything and anyone goes at Portland. Very diverse and pretty much all accepted. If you don't like something or someone, people just ignore and move on.

4 College Senior

Diversity: SO much diversity. Great place to grow.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
3%
Asian
8%
Hispanic
8%
International
7%
Native American
2%
White
63%
Unknown
5%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
27%
Common States of Residence
  • California
  • Foreign countries
  • Hawaii
  • Montana
  • Washington
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 1%
18-19: 13%
20-21: 18%
22-24: 24%
25+: 44%
Female Faculty
47%
Male Faculty
53%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 5%
Hispanic: 3%
International: 6%
Native American: 1%
White: 72%
Unknown: 12%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 24 responses

  • 88% No
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Republican
  • 12% 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 82 responses

  • 12% Progressive/very liberal
  • 40% Liberal
  • 22% Moderate
  • 2% Conservative
  • 1% Very conservative
  • 6% Libertarian
  • 16% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 82 responses

  • 40% Progressive/very liberal
  • 37% Liberal
  • 7% Moderate
  • 1% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 1% Libertarian
  • 13% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 83 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 83 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 25 responses

  • 80% No
  • 12% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 8% 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 24 responses

  • 12% Republican
  • 21% Democratic
  • 17% Independent
  • 4% Other party not mentioned
  • 46% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 24 responses

  • 71% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 12% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 4% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 8% Yes. I've become less religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 4% 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 25 responses

  • 80% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 12% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 4% Somewhat accepted. LGBT students aren't necessarily out and proud on campus, for fear of intolerance.
  • 4% Not accepted. LGBT students generally stay quiet.

How important is religion in your life?    Based on 24 responses

  • 17% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 12% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 33% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 38% 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 83 responses

  • 73% Very accepting.
  • 22% 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.
  • 2% It's hard to be a minority here.

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