Campus Ethnic Diversity

Regional Colleges (Midwest)

Campus Ethnic Diversity Methodology

College-bound students who believe that studying with people of different racial and ethnic backgrounds is important will want to consider student-body diversity when choosing a school. To identify colleges where students are most likely to encounter undergraduates from racial or ethnic groups different from their own, U.S. News factors in the total proportion of minority students, leaving out international students, and the overall mix of groups. The data are drawn from each institution's 2012-2013 school year student body.

The categories we use in our calculations are Black or African-American, Hispanic, American Indian, Asian, Pacific Islander, White (non-Hispanic) and multiracial. Students who did not identify themselves as members of any of those demographic groups were classified as whites who are non-Hispanic for the purpose of these calculations. Our formula produces a diversity index that ranges from 0.0 to 1.0. The closer a school's number is to 1.0, the more diverse is the student population.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

School Diversity index
Morningside College

Sioux City, IA

0.19
Northern State University

Aberdeen, SD

0.19
University of Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls, SD

0.19
Eureka College

Eureka, IL

0.17
Loras College

Dubuque, IA

0.17
Northwestern College

Orange City, IA

0.17
Trine University

Angola, IN

0.17
Indiana University East

Richmond, IN

0.15
Mount Mercy University

Cedar Rapids, IA

0.15
Taylor University

Upland, IN

0.15
Cedarville University

Cedarville, OH

0.13
Clarke University

Dubuque, IA

0.13
St. Mary-​of-​the-​Woods College

St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN

0.13
Augustana College

Sioux Falls, SD

0.12
College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, MO

0.12
Huntington University

Huntington, IN

0.12
Dordt College

Sioux Center, IA

0.11
Maranatha Baptist Bible College

Watertown, WI

0.08

1 2 3

Show 25 schools

College Search

Top College Resources

Looking at colleges? Find out what you need to know.

Studying in the United States
Paying for College
Finding the Right School
Applying to College

Find Accredited Colleges

AA, AS and Other 2-Year Degrees; BA, BS and Other 4-Year Degrees; MA, MS, MBA and Other Master's Degrees; Professional Certificates and Certifications.
Learn More at www.usnewsuniversitydirectory.com!