Campus Pride (in association with The Huffington Post) has released their annual list of the most LGBT friendly institutions of higher learning in America. Life is getting better for LGBT college students in America wth over 80% increasing their scores from last year.
Here are the factors taken into consideration to obtain the ranking.
1. LGBT Policy Inclusion
2. LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment
3. LGBT Academic Life
4. LGBT Student Life
5. LGBT Housing
6. LGBT Campus Safety
7. LGBT Counseling & Health
8. LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts.
Interestingly, universities such as Yale, Columbia, Harvard and UCLA did not make the top twenty-five. Oregon seems have to done particularly well in the list.
Campus Pride’s 2013 Top 25 Listing (in alphabetical order)
Case Western Reserve University
Portland State University
Southern Oregon University
The Ohio State University
University of California, Riverside
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
University of Michigan
University of Minnesota – Duluth
University of Minnesota – Twin Cities
University of Oregon
University of Pennsylvania
University of Southern California
University of Washington
Washington State University