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Diversity

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3 College Freshman

Diversity: The campus is mostly white males and females. There are a handful of asians, indians, and african americans.

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2 College Junior

Diversity: The place is white as paste with so many upper-middle class people. Students are still friendly and (almost too) tactful from expressing judgments, but as a lower class, liberal, minority student I don't really feel I belong socially. I initially thought that I can make good friends regardless, but the "statistical differences" really can separate people because their experiences are so different.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: There is not a lot of racial diversity but i don't think the Scranton population is as homogenous as most private Catholic schools. Some people think Scranton is really preppy but coming from a prep school in an affluent area i'd have to completely disagree. Scranton has a wide variety of styles and groups of people. The only thing i think Scranton doesn't have is a big artsy and hipster population.

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4 College Freshman

Diversity: There is diversity at this school which I think is great. My hometown is extremely diverse and I absolutely loved having different friends with different ethnicities. This school has diversity which is very nice, considering where I am from.

3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Not a whole lot of diversity on campus. Pretty much everyone is white with a handful of exceptions. Mostly all catholic too seeing as how it is a Jesuit institution

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Facts & Statistics

African American
2%
Asian
2%
Hispanic
7%
International
2%
Native American
0%
White
79%
Unknown
7%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
63%
Common States of Residence
  • Connecticut
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • New Jersey
  • New York
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 2%
18-19: 37%
20-21: 34%
22-24: 11%
25+: 15%
Female Faculty
40%
Male Faculty
60%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 1%
Asian American: 9%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 1%
Native American: 0%
White: 88%
Unknown: 0%

Student Polls

Have you changed your political affiliation since you started college?    Based on 9 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 27 responses

  • 7% Progressive/very liberal
  • 15% Liberal
  • 33% Moderate
  • 11% Conservative
  • 11% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 22% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 27 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 7% Liberal
  • 22% Moderate
  • 26% Conservative
  • 7% Very conservative
  • 0% Libertarian
  • 37% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 28 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 27 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 9 responses

  • 67% No
  • 0% Yes, I became a lot more liberal.
  • 22% Yes, I became a little more liberal.
  • 11% 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 9 responses

  • 0% Republican
  • 11% Democratic
  • 22% Independent
  • 0% Other party not mentioned
  • 67% I don't care about politics

Have your religious views changed since you started college?    Based on 8 responses

  • 62% No, my religious views have stayed the same.
  • 25% 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.
  • 12% 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 9 responses

  • 22% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 67% 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.
  • 11% Not accepted. LGBT students generally stay quiet.

How important is religion in your life?    Based on 9 responses

  • 0% Very important. I regularly attend religious services and also participate in related clubs/organizations.
  • 0% Important. I regularly attend religious services.
  • 56% Somewhat important. I sometimes attend religious services.
  • 44% 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 27 responses

  • 52% Very accepting.
  • 37% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 4% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 7% It's hard to be a minority here.

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