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Asian/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders
Term: Asian/Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islanders

Description: Asian (new definition) - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, or the Indian Subcontinent, including, for example, Cambodia, China, India, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippine Islands, Thailand, and Vietnam. Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders (new definition) - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of Hawaii, Guam, Samoa, or other Pacific Islands. Asian/Pacific Islander (old definition) - A person having origins in any of the original peoples of the Far East, Southeast Asia, the Indian Subcontinent, and Pacific Islands. This includes people from China, Japan, Korea, the Philippine Islands, American Samoa, India, and Vietnam.

Source: IPEDS






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