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Students at Western Carolina University

About the Students

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What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 61 responses
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  • Outdoorsy
    51%
  • Unique. Most people do whatever they like.
    28%
  • Active
    10%
  • You have several different character types
    8%
  • I'm a new graduate student taking online classes
    3%
Female Undergrads
54%
Male Undergrads
46%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    92%
  • Out-of-State
    8%
  • International
    0%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    3%
  • 18-19
    40%
  • 20-21
    36%
  • 22-24
    13%
  • Over 25
    8%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    28%
  • $30k-$48k
    18%
  • $49k-$75k
    18%
  • $76k-$110k
    19%
  • $110k+
    17%

Ethnic Diversity

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38%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage.76 responses
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30%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students).76 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    7%
  • Asian
    1%
  • Hispanic
    6%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    3%
  • Multiracial
    4%
  • Native American
    1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    1%
  • White
    77%

Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 45 responses
  • Republican
    27%
  • Democratic
    24%
  • Independent
    16%
  • Other party not mentioned
    7%
  • I don't care about politics
    27%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 77 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    1%
  • Liberal
    17%
  • Moderate
    45%
  • Conservative
    6%
  • Very conservative
    1%
  • Not sure
    29%
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