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Free Speech Rankings

The 2022 College Free Speech Rankings are based on the voices of 45,000 currently enrolled students at over 200 colleges. The rankings are based on a number of factors, including openness, tolerance, self-expression, administrative support for free speech, and campus policies.

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Overall / out of a top score of 100

  • Overall Score 76.2

Rankings / out of 203 colleges surveyed

  • Overall Ranking 2
  • Openness 166
  • Tolerance (Liberals) 162
  • Tolerance (Conservatives) 5
  • Administrative Support 40
  • Comfort 20
  • Disruptive Conduct 33

Administrative Behavior

  • Supported Scholars 0
  • Sanctioned Scholars −0
  • Successful Disinvitations −0

Climate

  • Speech Climate Good
  • Speech Code Green