Missouri State University

11. Diversity

Data last updated: January 2015

Missouri State is committed to “Inclusive Excellence” which includes developing a diverse student body and employing a diverse workforce. Diversity challenges stereotyped perceptions, encourages critical thinking, and helps students, faculty and staff communicate effectively with people of varied backgrounds.

Data is updated each fall.

[LRP, Access to Success Objective 2 and Valuing and Supporting People Objective 1]

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Measure 1: Student*

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Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 80.64% 80.01%
Black or African American 3.72% 3.76%
Hispanic or Latino 2.89% 3.19%
Asian 1.28% 1.41%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.54% 0.61%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.14% 0.13%
More than one race 2.67% 2.81%
International 6.15% 6.24%
Unknown 1.95% 1.81%
Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 80.66% 81.53% 80.50% 80.64% 80.01%
Black or African American 2.95% 3.13% 3.52% 3.72% 3.76%
Hispanic or Latino 2.38% 2.51% 2.66% 2.89% 3.19%
Asian 1.47% 1.34% 1.37% 1.28% 1.41%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.77% 0.72% 0.55% 0.54% 0.61%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.17% 0.14% 0.15% 0.14% 0.13%
More than one race 1.45% 1.81% 2.52% 2.67% 2.81%
International 6.12% 5.67% 6.19% 6.15% 6.24%
Unknown 4.01% 3.14% 2.53% 1.95% 1.81%

* To add the figures for the White or Caucasion group to the display click on the grayed-out word in the legend.

Measure 2: Faculty*

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Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 85.71% 84.48%
Black or African American 2.66% 2.72%
Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 1.68%
Asian 6.44% 6.21%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.42% 0.26%
More than one race 1.68% 1.55%
International 0.98% 2.07%
Unknown 0.42% 1.03%
Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 86.41% 85.88% 85.63% 85.71% 84.48%
Black or African American 1.57% 1.85% 2.30% 2.66% 2.72%
Hispanic or Latino 1.43% 1.57% 1.58% 1.68% 1.68%
Asian 6.01% 6.13% 6.47% 6.44% 6.21%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.43% 0.57% 0.43% 0.42% 0.26%
More than one race 1.29% 1.43% 2.01% 1.68% 1.55%
International 2.29% 1.85% 1.01% 0.98% 2.07%
Unknown 0.57% 0.71% 0.57% 0.42% 1.03%

* To add the figures for the White or Caucasion group to the display click on the grayed-out word in the legend.

Measure 3: Staff*

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Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 90.65% 90.44%
Black or African American 2.60% 2.77%
Hispanic or Latino 1.71% 1.59%
Asian 0.82% 0.90%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.89% 0.69%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.07%
More than one race 2.23% 2.22%
International 0.59% 0.83%
Unknown 0.45% 0.49%
Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013 Fall 2014
White or Caucasian 90.97% 90.83% 90.66% 90.65% 90.44%
Black or African American 1.42% 1.95% 2.28% 2.60% 2.77%
Hispanic or Latino 1.64% 1.65% 1.59% 1.71% 1.59%
Asian 1.04% 1.05% 0.99% 0.82% 0.90%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.12% 1.05% 0.99% 0.89% 0.69%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.15% 0.08% 0.07% 0.07%
More than one race 1.94% 2.40% 2.35% 2.23% 2.22%
International 0.67% 0.75% 0.76% 0.59% 0.83%
Unknown 1.12% 0.15% 0.30% 0.45% 0.49%

* To add the figures for the White or Caucasion group to the display click on the grayed-out word in the legend.