Private college in Illinois tops list of least LGBT-friendly campuses

Tue. August 2, 2011 11:30 PM by News Staff

Wheaton, Ill. - Wheaton College ranked number one again this year on the list of the least LGBT-friendly college campuses in the country.

That's in spite of efforts by a group called to transform the Christian campus.

The Princeton Review bases its annual rankings on questionnaires sent to 122,000 students nationwide.

The schools that are the most welcoming to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students are : New York University, Stanford, Emerson College, Wellesley, Bennington, UW-Madison, Macalester College, New College of Florida, Prescott College and Sarah Lawrence.

The least welcoming schools are Wheaton, Grove City College, Brigham Young, Hampden-Sydney, and the College of the Ozarks.