America’s Top 25 Best Colleges And Universities For LGBTQ Students, 2017

Princeton University has been ranked No. 1 on the list of the top 25 U.S. colleges and universities in the 2017, according to a study conducted by Campus Pridea nonprofit organization supporting LGBTQ+ student leaders and campus organizations, while Tuft University and the University of Pennsylvania placed 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

Each year Campus Pride publishes a list of the best higher education institutions for LGBTQ+ students to find out which colleges and universities offer the best experience for LGBTQ students.

The 2017 rankings placed Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in fourth ahead of the University of Washington into fifth; while Harvey Mudd College ranked sixth, and the University of Maryland seventh.

Overall, among the top 10 colleges and universities for LGBTQ Students, the eighth, ninth, and tenth positions are held by Williams College, the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), and Cornell University.

San Diego State University took the No. 11 spot in 2017, followed by the Macalester College (No. 12) and Columbia University (No. 13).

Meanwhile, the Ohio State University ranked No. 14 in the ranking of America’s top 25 best colleges and universities for LGBTQ Students, 2017.

America’s top 25 best colleges and universities for LGBTQ Students, 2017

1. Princeton University, NJ – Score: 97.11
2. Tuft University, Medford, MA  – Score: 96.44
3. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – Score: 96.27
4. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) – Score: 95.25
5. University of Washington – Score: 94.74
6. Harvey Mudd College – Score: 93.72
7. University of Maryland, College Park – Score: 91.01
8. Williams College – Score: 90.50
9. University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) – Score: 90.33
10. Cornell University – Score: 90.16
11. San Diego State University – Score: 89.66
12. Macalester College – Score: 89.15
13. Columbia University in the City of New York – Score: 88.98
14. The Ohio State University – Score: 88.81
15. University of Minnesota Twin Cities – Score: 87.96
16. Lehigh University – Score: 87.79
17. Dartmouth College  – Score: 87.45
18. Elon University – Score: 86.94
19. Oberlin College – Score: 86.44
20. Babson College – Score: 86.27
21. Rutgers University-New Brunswick – Score: 86.10
22. Indiana University, Bloomington – Score: 86.10
23. University of California, Davis – Score: 85.25
24. Washington University in St. Louis – Score: 84.74
25. University of California San Diego – Score: 84.23
25 Davidson College – Score: 84.23

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