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The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of college student perception of campus climate on educational satisfaction at a minority-serving institution in the United States. The research found that incidents of harassment and discrimination still happened at the target institution and such incidents hampered the quality of students’ educational experiences. In short, student satisfaction was positively linked to feelings of well-being and a sense of welcoming, but it was negatively associated with feeling harassed, devalued and discriminated. Colleges and universities should create a warm, friendly and supportive learning environment for students to thrive in school and life.
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