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 45.94

Rankings / out of 203 colleges surveyed

  • Overall Ranking 106
  • Openness 38
  • Tolerance (Liberals) 22
  • Tolerance (Conservatives) 65
  • Administrative Support 41
  • Comfort 141
  • Disruptive Conduct 128

Administrative Behavior

  • Supported Scholars 1.5
  • Sanctioned Scholars −0.25
  • Successful Disinvitations −2

Climate

  • Speech Climate Average
  • Speech Code Yellow