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Diversity

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: Nobody hates on people for having different views of life.

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5 College Junior

Diversity: This school is extremely accepting.

4 College Senior

Diversity: There is a very large diversity, with students from all over the world. It is wonderful meeting them. There are activities to showcase the other nationalities, and special events. It makes things interesting. Same goes for the other areas of diversity.

3 College Junior

Diversity: Primarily white, unsurprisingly.There tends to be a decent mix, though, because many students come from the diverse Las Vegas.

5 College Junior

Diversity: Very accepting, lots of diversity in clubs and organizations

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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

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 30 responses

  • 87% No
  • 0% Yes, Democrat to Republican
  • 3% Yes, Democrat to Independent/Other Party
  • 3% Yes, Republican to Democrat
  • 3% Yes, Republican to Independent/Other Party
  • 0% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Democrat
  • 3% Yes, Independent/Other Party to Republican

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 110 responses

  • 5% Progressive/very liberal
  • 26% Liberal
  • 28% Moderate
  • 13% Conservative
  • 3% Very conservative
  • 2% Libertarian
  • 23% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 110 responses

  • 3% Progressive/very liberal
  • 30% Liberal
  • 38% Moderate
  • 5% Conservative
  • 0% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 24% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 110 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 110 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 30 responses

  • 70% No
  • 3% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 20% Yes, I became a little more liberal.
  • 3% Yes, I became a lot more conservative.
  • 3% Yes, I became a little more conservative.

What political party do you associate yourself with?    Based on 30 responses

  • 13% Republican
  • 20% Democratic
  • 37% Independent
  • 7% Other party not mentioned
  • 23% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 30 responses

  • 83% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 0% Yes. I've become more religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 0% Yes. I've become more religious and have changed my religious affiliation.
  • 13% Yes. I've become less religious, but I'm still affiliated with the same religion.
  • 3% 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 30 responses

  • 43% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 47% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 10% 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 30 responses

  • 3% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 13% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 30% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 53% 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 110 responses

  • 68% Very accepting.
  • 30% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 1% 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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