Benefits of background variety and ethnic diversity in college life and on campus

Diversity quilt

Diversity quilt

Studies have shown that academic and campus life is greatly improved in an environment of ethnic diversity among a variety of student backgrounds in the student body as well as the faculty. When all groups are studying and working together, it helps young people gain confidence, become more worldly and prepare for a career.

Minority student enrollment increasing

After dipping in 2006, college enrollment has risen by 3.2 million. Also since 2006, college student body has become more diverse. Read more