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Which College Campuses in the United States Are the Best for LGBT Students?


Campus Pride released its Top 25 list of the 'Best of the Best' LGBTQ-friendly campuses across the nation

For the seventh year, the organization Campus Pride has released its list of the most LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities in the United States. Assessing a wide array of issues and services, executive director Shane Windmeye notes that criteria changes in relation to societal shifts, saying: "As time goes on, the needs of LGBTQ college and university students change. Therefore, we have updated our Campus Pride Index assessment to reflect that, with higher standards for campuses and a higher focus on trans and gender nonconforming students."

In order, the top 25 campuses are:

Cornell University

Elon University

Indiana University, Bloomington

Ithaca College

Macalester College

Montclair State University

Princeton University

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick

San Diego State University

Southern Oregon University

The Ohio State University

The Pennsylvania State University

Tufts University

University of Colorado at Boulder

University of Louisville

University of Maine at Machias

University of Maryland, College Park

University of Massachusetts Amherst

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

University of Oregon

University of Pennsylvania

University of Vermont

University of Washington

University of Wisconsin - Green Bay

Williams College

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