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Southwestern College's results from the student survey administered as part of the National Assessment of Collegiate Campus Climates (NACCC) yielded information in six areas:

  • Mattering and Affirmation
  • Racial Learning and Literacy
  • Cross-Racial Engagement
  • Encounters with Racial Stress
  • Appraisals of Institutional Commitment
  • Impact of External Environments

> Each category was graded by awarding 1 TO 4 “RIBBONS” with one being the lowest score and four being the highest score. Results listed below show how Southwestern College fared.

Categories: 

  1. Mattering and Affirmation
    2 ribbons out of 4
    1. 83% White students felt they often or almost always received support for contributions to class discussions from White professors
    2. 71% Students of color felt they often or almost always received support contributions to lass discussion from White Professors
  2. Racial Learning and Literacy
    3 ribbons out of 4
    1. 48% White students felt encouraged or mostly encouraged about having conversations about race with students of color
    2. 56% Students of color felt encouraged or mostly encouraged about having conversations about race with other students of color
  3. Cross-Racial Engagement
    3 ribbons out of 4
    1. 60% White students felt students in their major mostly or strongly reflect racial diversity
    2. 51% Students of color felt students in their major mostly or strongly
      reflect racial diversity
  4. Encounters with Racial Stress
    3 ribbons out of 4
    1. 12% White students felt campus racial tension increased quite a bit or a great amount with the ending of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
    2. 25% Students of color felt campus racial tensions increased quite a bit or a great amount with the ending of DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals)
  5. Appraisals of Institutional Commitment
    3 ribbons out of 4
    1. 82% White students believed campus administration was mostly or strongly committed to hiring staff of color
    2. 67% Students of color believed campus administration was mostly or strongly committed to hiring staff of color

Student Climate Survey Summary

A one-page summary of the student climate survey.

Student Climate Survey Full Report

Full student report.

Belong: Campus Climate Survey

A PDF of the full Southwestern College campus climate survey.

Raw Data

Google Sheets with the raw data from the Belong campus climate survey.