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4 College Junior

Diversity: I feel as an African-American, female, Baptist that the campus community is pretty accepting to all cultures and lifestyles. :)

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: So there is a pretty large majority population, but overall there is a good representation of minorities. And, those minorities aren't held back or discriminated in any way, they are just part of the pack!

4 College Freshman

Diversity: I haven't noticed many problems with racism or the like here. There are some people who are racist, but they seem to be the minority here.

5 College Freshman

Diversity: There's lots of variety on campus between the different kinds of

People here, and there's all sorts of organizations on campus to express one's differences.

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4 College Sophomore

Diversity: The campus Queer Student Union is pretty cool.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
4%
Asian
6%
Hispanic
14%
International
1%
Native American
1%
White
66%
Unknown
2%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
25%
Common States of Residence
  • Alaska
  • California
  • Foreign countries
  • Hawaii
  • Oregon
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 2%
18-19: 35%
20-21: 27%
22-24: 19%
25+: 17%
Female Faculty
39%
Male Faculty
61%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 2%
Asian American: 8%
Hispanic: 4%
International: 6%
Native American: 0%
White: 78%
Unknown: 0%
Gay Pride
There have been few, if any, issues with sexual orientation on campus. The Queer Student Union has been very active in recent years, holding a gay prom annually.
Political Activity
Students are not incredibly active in politics, but there are clubs on campus such as Young Democrats that work on becoming more visible. Students are, for the most part, socially liberal, but there is a pretty equal distribution of Republicans and Democrats.
Economic Status
Since tuition is low, it attracts students from a variety of economic backgrounds. Most students work and there scholarship programs to help people stay in school.
Most Common Religions
Religion is not a big deal at all on campus, but in keeping with general demographics, most students call themselves Christian.

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 124 responses

  • 6% Progressive/very liberal
  • 27% Liberal
  • 27% Moderate
  • 12% Conservative
  • 2% Very conservative
  • 2% Libertarian
  • 23% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 200 responses

  • 4% Progressive/very liberal
  • 30% Liberal
  • 32% Moderate
  • 6% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 28% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 200 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 119 responses

  • 18% Republican
  • 29% Democratic
  • 30% Independent
  • 4% Other party not mentioned
  • 19% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 87 responses

  • 56% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 39% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 5% 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 119 responses

  • 52% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 42% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 6% 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 124 responses

  • 66% Very accepting.
  • 31% 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.
  • 1% It's hard to be a minority here.
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