Magazine article Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Calumet College of St. Joseph Ranked Most Diverse in Midwest

Magazine article Diverse Issues in Higher Education

Calumet College of St. Joseph Ranked Most Diverse in Midwest

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WHITING, IND.

Calumet College of St. Joseph was ranked by U.S. News and World Report as the most diverse college in the Midwest since 2000.

The magazine compared the college this year to nearly 100 public and private institutions throughout the Midwest. It again received the distinction of being first in diversity among all comprehensive colleges in the Midwest that grant bachelor's degrees.

The formula used by the national magazine factored in the total proportion of minority students, not including international students and the mix of racial and ethnic groups.

The groups included in the calculations are Blacks who are not Hispanic, Whites who are not Hispanic, Hispanics, American Indians, Alaskan Natives, Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders.

This year's ranking was based on data from the school's 2004-2005 student body. Calumet College's enrollment figures for that period showed 28.5 percent of students were Black, 19.5 percent were Hispanic and 50.9 percent were White.

"The diversity ranking is important to us because we are a college that strives to meet the needs of the community we serve," said Dr. …

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