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 36.25

Rankings / out of 203 colleges surveyed

  • Overall Ranking 162
  • Openness 200
  • Tolerance (Liberals) 157
  • Tolerance (Conservatives) 156
  • Administrative Support 19
  • Comfort 188
  • Disruptive Conduct 104

Administrative Behavior

  • Supported Scholars 0
  • Sanctioned Scholars −0.25
  • Successful Disinvitations −0

Climate

  • Speech Climate Below Average
  • Speech Code Yellow