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Diversity

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2 College Junior

Diversity: This campus is 98% whites

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5 College Junior

Diversity: Everyone I have encountered on campus is very accepting and diverse when it comes to racial, political, and sexual orientation/beliefs.

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3 College Sophomore

Diversity: Professors and students at the University of Wyoming are rather unaccepting of students of the Christian faith. Students at the University of Wyoming who are Christians are often made fun of, discriminated against, and even traded poorly by professors (Robert Downs, Theatre professor).

3 College Student

Diversity: our diversity on campus is decent. you will here some races comments every now and then, but for the most part people are treated as equals. I would say that more than half of the students are very conservative in their political beliefs and are most likely republican. Th University of Wyoming is fairly cheep and easy to get excepted into. therefore many peoples economic backgrounds are pretty close in numbers.

4 College Junior

Diversity: Our school is very open to foreign students. I personally became good friends with an individual from South Korea. However, because many of the students are from Wyoming, there is a lot of ignorance towards ethnicities and sexualities. There are many progressive types though.

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Facts & Statistics

African American
1%
Asian
1%
Hispanic
6%
International
4%
Native American
1%
White
80%
Unknown
6%
Historically Black College/University?
No
Tribal College?
No
Out-of-State Students
49%
Common States of Residence
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Foreign countries
  • Nebraska
  • Washington
Student Age Breakdown
Under 18: 0%
18-19: 23%
20-21: 28%
22-24: 27%
25+: 22%
Female Faculty
40%
Male Faculty
60%
Faculty Diversity
African American: 1%
Asian American: 4%
Hispanic: 2%
International: 7%
Native American: 0%
White: 75%
Unknown: 11%

Student Polls

How would you best describe your personal political beliefs?    Based on 63 responses

  • 5% Progressive/very liberal
  • 13% Liberal
  • 27% Moderate
  • 21% Conservative
  • 14% Very conservative
  • 6% Libertarian
  • 14% Not sure

How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?    Based on 92 responses

  • 0% Progressive/very liberal
  • 8% Liberal
  • 27% Moderate
  • 27% Conservative
  • 14% Very conservative
  • 1% Libertarian
  • 23% Not sure

How diverse is the student body in the following areas?    Based on 92 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 48 responses

  • 48% Republican
  • 19% Democratic
  • 19% Independent
  • 4% Other party not mentioned
  • 10% I don't care about politics

How accepted is the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community on campus?    Based on 34 responses

  • 24% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 56% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 21% 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 49 responses

  • 22% Very accepted. LGBT students are treated no differently than non-LGBT students.
  • 61% Accepted. LGBT students are treated fairly, but there are still some people who aren't accepting of them.
  • 16% 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 63 responses

  • 33% Very accepting.
  • 57% Most students are accepting, except for a few rare cases of intolerance.
  • 6% The campus is split on its acceptance-not all minority groups are as accepted as others.
  • 3% It's hard to be a minority here.
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