[EDIT: The feature image has been update to show Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) as purple triangles]
Which state’s colleges have a higher or lower diversity index than might be expected competed to their state-level diversity? Do Ivy League schools fair well with diversity? What about private versus public schools? See the chart for more information. Want to know where your college is? Let me know…
Data and software: College diversity is taken from USNEWS1 and state minority percentages from www.governing.com2. The data was compiled and visualized using Microsoft Excel3.


  1. https://www.usnews.com/best-colleges/rankings/national-universities/campus-ethnic-diversity
  2. http://www.governing.com/topics/urban/gov-majority-minority-populations-in-states.html
  3. https://products.office.com/en-us/excel