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Oct 26 2016
by Fresh U Editors

These are the 10 Most Conservative and Liberal Colleges in the US

By Fresh U Editors - Oct 26 2016

Niche, a popular ranking website, has already released their 2017 list of the most conservative and liberal colleges in the United States. With the upcoming presidential election, it's definitely interesting to see where your college falls in comparison with how you identify politically. Here are the top 10 of each side, ranked in order.


1. Liberty University — Lynchburg, VA

2. Brigham Young University - Idaho — Rexburg, ID

3. Franciscan University of Steubenville — Steubenville, OH

4. Brigham Young University — Provo, UT

5. Bob Jones University — Greenville, SC

6. Maranatha Baptist University — Watertown, WI

7. Biola University — La Mirada, CA

8. Texas A&M University — College Station, TX

9. University of Northwestern - St. Paul — Saint Paul, MN

10. Colorado Christian University — Lakewood, CO


1. University of Vermont — Burlington, VT

2. Carleton College — Northfield, MN

3. Oberlin College — Oberlin, OH

4. Pratt Institute — Brooklyn, NY

5. Mount Holyoke College — South Hadley, MA

6. Brown University — Providence, RI

7. Clark University — Worcester, MA

8. University of California - Santa Cruz — Santa Cruz, CA

9. Columbia College Chicago — Chicago, IL

10. School of the Art Institute of Chicago — Chicago, IL

Do any of these rankings surprise you? If you want to see where your school falls, you can check out the full conservative list here and the liberal list here. But, the most important thing come election day is to vote the way you want to, and not how your college or state identifies. Happy voting (especially if this is your first election that you are eligible to vote in!).

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