Missouri State University

11. Diversity

Data last updated: March 2014

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 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 80.50% 80.64%
Black or African American 3.52% 3.72%
Hispanic or Latino 2.66% 2.89%
Asian 1.37% 1.28%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.55% 0.54%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.15% 0.14%
More than one race 2.52% 2.67%
International 6.19% 6.15%
Unknown 2.53% 1.95%
Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 81.55% 80.66% 81.53% 80.50% 80.64%
Black or African American 3.00% 2.95% 3.13% 3.52% 3.72%
Hispanic or Latino 2.04% 2.38% 2.51% 2.66% 2.89%
Asian 1.50% 1.47% 1.34% 1.37% 1.28%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.74% 0.77% 0.72% 0.55% 0.54%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.11% 0.17% 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
More than one race 0.36% 1.45% 1.81% 2.52% 2.67%
International 5.02% 6.12% 5.67% 6.19% 6.15%
Unknown 5.65% 4.01% 3.14% 2.53% 1.95%

* 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 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 85.63% 85.71%
Black or African American 2.30% 2.66%
Hispanic or Latino 1.58% 1.68%
Asian 6.47% 6.44%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.43% 0.42%
More than one race 2.01% 1.68%
International 1.01% 0.98%
Unknown 0.57% 0.42%
Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 86.51% 86.41% 85.88% 85.63% 85.71%
Black or African American 1.50% 1.57% 1.85% 2.30% 2.66%
Hispanic or Latino 1.36% 1.43% 1.57% 1.58% 1.68%
Asian 5.18% 6.01% 6.13% 6.47% 6.44%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.68% 0.43% 0.57% 0.43% 0.42%
More than one race 0.54% 1.29% 1.43% 2.01% 1.68%
International 3.68% 2.29% 1.85% 1.01% 0.98%
Unknown 0.54% 0.57% 0.71% 0.57% 0.42%

* 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 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 90.66% 90.65%
Black or African American 2.28% 2.60%
Hispanic or Latino 1.59% 1.71%
Asian 0.99% 0.82%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 0.99% 0.89%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.08% 0.07%
More than one race 2.35% 2.23%
International 0.76% 0.59%
Unknown 0.30% 0.45%
Fall 2009 Fall 2010 Fall 2011 Fall 2012 Fall 2013
White or Caucasian 90.90% 90.97% 90.83% 90.66% 90.65%
Black or African American 1.54% 1.42% 1.95% 2.28% 2.60%
Hispanic or Latino 1.47% 1.64% 1.65% 1.59% 1.71%
Asian 1.03% 1.04% 1.05% 0.99% 0.82%
American Indian or Alaskan Native 1.25% 1.12% 1.05% 0.99% 0.89%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.07% 0.07% 0.15% 0.08% 0.07%
More than one race 1.83% 1.94% 2.40% 2.35% 2.23%
International 1.03% 0.67% 0.75% 0.76% 0.59%
Unknown 0.88% 1.12% 0.15% 0.30% 0.45%

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