Stanford University, Minnesota's Carleton College and Georgia's Emory University may all be vastly different institutions in terms of size of their student body and variety of degree programs offered. Yet all three have been named to Campus Pride's list of the top 25 most LGBT-friendly colleges and universities in the U.S.

As part of an exclusive partnership with HuffPost Gay Voices, Campus Pride officials have just released the full list, which also includes universities in Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Michigan. The rankings are based on data from the Campus Pride Index, which rates both colleges and universities on LGBT policy inclusion, student life, academic life as well as other relevant practices using a five (highest) to one (lowest) star rating system. The full index comprises a total of 339 campuses across the country.

Praising the top 25 list was Campus Pride Executive Director Shane Windmeyer. "Every student deserves to feel safe on campus, and all of these colleges are committed to creating a more LGBT-friendly campus," he said in a statement.

Calling it "the most reliable, trusted source" of its kind, Windmeyer noted that the index differed from others in that its ratings were "done for and by" LGBT people. He also stated that there was still room for improvement across the board, particularly in rural areas and Midwest and Southern regions.

"It is also important to recognize the 300 plus additional colleges that have ‘come out’ as LGBT-friendly on the Campus Pride Index, regardless of their star-rating," he added.

See the top 25 LGBT-friendly colleges and universities (featured in no specific order) in the slideshow below. For more information on the Campus Pride Index, click here.

How LGBT-friendly is your college or alma mater? Sound off in the comments section below.

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  • Cornell University

    <strong>Region:</strong> Mid-Atlantic <strong>City/State:</strong> Ithaca, NY <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 20,400 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $25,185 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $41,325 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 4 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=61" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Cornell_University,_Ho_Plaza_and_Sage_Hall.jpg" target="_hplink">sach1tb</a></em>

  • University of Minnesota -- Twin Cities

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Minneapolis, MN <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution Residential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 45,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $5,825 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $8,325 <strong> Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=687" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UMN-NorthrupMall.jpg" target="_hplink">Ben Franske</a></em>

  • The Pennsylvania State University

    <strong>Region:</strong> Mid-Atlantic <strong>City/State:</strong> University Park, PA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 45,194 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $15,500 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $27,206 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=73" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Penn_state_old_main_summer.jpg" target="_hplink">George Chriss</a></em>

  • University of California, Los Angeles

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Los Angeles, CA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 37,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $12,000 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $24,000 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=168" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Janss_Steps,_Royce_Hall_in_background,_UCLA.jpg" target="_hplink">b r e n t</a></em>

  • University of Pennsylvania

    <strong>Region:</strong> Mid-Atlantic <strong>City/State:</strong> Philadelphia, PA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 21,239 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $42,098 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $42,098 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=195" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Penn_campus_2.jpg" target="_hplink">Bryan Y.W. Shin</a></em>

  • Indiana University

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Bloomington, IN <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution Liberal Arts College <strong>Size:</strong> 37,958 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $7,460 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $20,472 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=136" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IUSampleGates.JPG" target="_hplink">McAnt</a></em>

  • University of Chicago

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Chicago, IL <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Private Institution Residential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 15,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $44,000 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $44,000 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=656" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a>

  • University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    <strong>Region:</strong> New England <strong>City/State:</strong> Amherst, MA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 25,593 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $9,595 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $19,317 Rating: 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=85" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stockbridge_Hall,_UMass,_Amherst_MA.jpg" target="_hplink">John Phelan</a></em>

  • Oberlin College

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Oberlin, OH <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Very Small Town (5,000 to 10,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Baccalaureate College/University Private Institution Liberal Arts College Residential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 2,930 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $44,512 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $44,512 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=265" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Oberlin_music2.jpg" target="_hplink">Aude</a></em>

  • University of California, Berkeley

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Berkeley, CA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 33,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $7,800 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $18,684 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=56" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UCBerkeleyCampus.jpg" target="_hplink">brainchildvn</a></em>

  • University of Oregon

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Eugene, OR <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Medium City (100,000 to 500,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 24,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $6,174 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $19,338 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=113" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Villard_Hall_east.jpg" target="_hplink">Andrew Wendt</a></em>

  • University of Michigan

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Ann Arbor, MI <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Medium City (100,000 to 500,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 40,025 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $4,767 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $14,557 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=126" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UniversityofMIchiganDiag.JPG" target="_hplink">AndrewHorne</a></em>

  • Carleton College

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Northfield, MN <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small Town (10,000 to 25,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Baccalaureate College/University Private Institution Liberal Arts College <strong>Size:</strong> 1,800 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $44,184 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $44,184 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=124" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Carleton_College_Aerial.jpg" target="_hplink">Dogs1337</a></em>

  • University of Maryland, College Park

    <strong>Region:</strong> Mid-Atlantic <strong>City/State:</strong> College Park, MD <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution Residential Campus AANAPISI <strong>Size:</strong> 37,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $7,175 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $25,554 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=672" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UMD_stairway.JPG" target="_hplink">Bgervais</a></em>

  • Emory University

    <strong>Region:</strong> South <strong>City/State:</strong> Atlanta, GA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 13,893 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $40,600 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $40,600 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 4 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=160" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Emory_Quad.jpg" target="_hplink">Yassie</a></em>

  • University of Utah

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Salt Lake City, UT <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 30,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $6,077 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $19,196 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=151" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Uofu_walkwaywithbuildings.jpg" target="_hplink">Klubbit</a></em>

  • Ithaca College

    <strong>Region:</strong> Mid-Atlantic <strong>City/State:</strong> Ithaca, NY <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Private Institution Residential Campus Comprehensive Residential <strong>Size:</strong> 6,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $37,000 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $37,000 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=87" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:ICtextorball.JPG" target="_hplink">Mr Senseless</a></em>

  • Portland State University

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Portland, OR <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Liberal Arts College <strong>Size:</strong> 27,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $2,178 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $6,236 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=498" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:IMG_2653-vi.jpg" target="_hplink">Kkmd</a></em>

  • University of Vermont

    <strong>Region:</strong> New England <strong>City/State:</strong> Burlington, VT <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution Residential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 13,478 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $13,344 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $33,672 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 3 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=95" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UVM_Old_Mill_building_20040101.jpg" target="_hplink">Jared C. Benedict</a></em>

  • Stanford University

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Stanford, CA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Private Institution Residential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 19,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $45,000 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $45,000 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=497" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stanford_University_May_7_2011_003.jpg" target="_hplink">King of Hearts</a></em>

  • University of Washington

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Seattle, WA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> Type of Institution: Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution Residential Campus Nonresidential Campus <strong>Size:</strong> 43,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $12,400 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $32,550 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=271" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:U._of_Wash_Quad_02.jpg" target="_hplink">Joe Mabel</a></em>

  • The Ohio State University

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Columbus, OH <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 52,338 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $8,679 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $21,918 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=334" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo Credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:OhioUnionFront.JPG" target="_hplink">Robert Chriss</a></em>

  • University of California, Riverside

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Riverside, CA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Medium City (100,000 to 500,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 18,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $8,520 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $29,125 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=105" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UCR_University_Ave_entrance.JPG" target="_hplink">Amerique</a></em>

  • University of Illinois at Chicago

    <strong>Region:</strong> Midwest <strong>City/State:</strong> Chicago, IL <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Large Urban City (Over 500,000+) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University Master's College/University Baccalaureate College/University Public/State Institution <strong>Size:</strong> 25,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $6,000 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $12,000 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=413" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:UIC_East_campus_in_autumn_colors.JPG" target="_hplink">Hied5</a></em>

  • University of California, Santa Barbara

    <strong>Region:</strong> West <strong>City/State:</strong> Santa Barbara, CA <strong>General Size & Description:</strong> Small City (25,000 to 100,000) <strong>Campus Basics:</strong> <strong>Type of Institution:</strong> Doctoral/Research University <strong>Size:</strong> 22,000 <strong>In-State Tuition:</strong> $11,686 <strong>Out-of-State Tuition:</strong> $34,565 <strong>Rating:</strong> 5 STARS 4.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Policy Inclusion 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Support & Institutional Commitment 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Academic Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Student Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Housing & Residence Life 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Campus Safety 5 of 5 Stars LGBT Counseling & Health 3.5 of 5 Stars LGBT Recruitment and Retention Efforts See the full LGBT-friendly break-down at <a href="http://www.campusclimateindex.org/details/premium.aspx?ID=117" target="_hplink">Campus Pride's Campus Climate Index.</a> <em>Photo credit: <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Ucsbuniversitycenterandstorketower.jpg" target="_hplink">Coolcaesar</a></em>