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Best LGBT Friendly Colleges and Universities

By College Choice - 2016-05-04

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College Choice Releases the Ranking of 50 Best LGBT Friendly Colleges and Universities 2016.

"College Choice is leading authority in college and university rankings and resources dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college."

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College Choice has published a ranking of the 50 Best LGBT Friendly College and Universities...

The University of Pennsylvania leads the ranking, which evaluated and ranked schools based on publicly available information on accreditation, Campus Pride rating, academic reputation, student satisfaction, affordability, average financial aid awarded, and return on investment. Williams College and Amherst College came in second and third respectively.

Other universities making the list include (alphabetically ordered):

According to Christian Amondson, Managing Editor for the piece, what started over 20 years ago as small student-led movements to address and support the needs of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ) students, staff, and faculty, has since developed into large public policy level changes on many campuses across the country.

This ranking highlights the best universities in the country at committing time and resources to equipping their students, staff, and faculty with tools that encourage education, support, safety, and inclusion campus-wide for the LGBTQ community and its allies.

College Choice is leading authority in college and university rankings and resources dedicated to helping students and their families find the right college.

The site publishes rankings and reviews that make finding the best colleges for different interests easier and more fun, as well as resources to help students get into, pay for, and thrive at the college of their choice.

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