Tufts Named a Top LGBTQ-Friendly College

Campus Pride lists the university among its best 25 higher education institutions

Tufts University was named a top 25 LGBTQ-friendly campus in the country by Campus Pride, a national educational organization “for LGBTQ and ally college students and campus groups building future leaders and safer, more LGBTQ-friendly colleges and universities,” according to the group.

Tufts joins institutions such as Cornell, Princeton, the University of Maryland at College Park and Ithaca College on the list, which was released on Aug. 24. The list showcases “the most LGBTQ-inclusive colleges and universities when it comes to policy, program and practice in higher education,” according to Campus Pride.

To make the top 25, colleges and universities scored high in LGBTQ-friendly benchmarks, such as recruitment and academic retention efforts for LGBTQ students, as well as efforts to address concerns for the safety of transgender students.

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