08/05/2014 05:02 pm ET Updated Aug 05, 2014

Most LGBT-Friendly Colleges: Stanford University Named No. 1 By Princeton Review For 2014-15

Joey Kotfica via Getty Images

The Princeton Review has crowned Stanford University as the 2014-15 Most LGBT-Friendly school.

The ranking was released Monday alongside Princeton Review's annual guide, "The Best 379 Colleges - 2015 Edition."

Liberal haven Oberlin College in Ohio was named runner up, followed by Emerson College in Boston and Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The list is largely dominated by private schools, but the University of Wisconsin-Madison placed No. 7.

All Princeton Review lists are based on survey responses from 130,000 students at colleges and universities across the U.S.

See the Princeton Review's top 20 LGBT-friendly schools for 2014-15 in the list below:

  • 1 Stanford University
    hanxu1011 via Getty Images
    Stanford, CA
  • 2 Oberlin College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Oberlin, OH
  • 3 Emerson College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Boston, MA
  • 4 Smith College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Northampton, MA
  • 5 Warren Wilson College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Asheville, NC
  • 6 Bryn Mawr College
    Montgomery County Planning Commission/Flickr
    Bryn Mawr, PA
  • 7 University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Wikimedia Commons
    Madison, WI
  • 8 Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering
  • 9 New College of Florida
    Wikimedia Commons
    Sarasota, FL
  • 10 Pitzer College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Claremont, CA
  • 11 Carleton College
    Northfield, MN
  • 12 Sarah Lawrence College
    Wikimedia Commons
    Bronxville, NY
  • 13 Yale University
    Peter Spiro via Getty Images
    New Haven, CT
  • 14 New York University
    Veronica Garbutt via Getty Images
    New York, NY
  • 15 Macalester College
    Wikimedia Commons
    St. Paul, MN
  • 16 Bard College
    James Kirkikis via Getty Images
    Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • 17 Prescott College
  • 18 Grinnell College
    Bruce Leighty via Getty Images
    Grinnell, IA
  • 19 Vassar College
    Allan Montaine via Getty Images
    Poughkeepsie, NY
  • 20 Rice University
    Albert Cheng via Getty Images
    Houston, TX