Back to School: The Nation’s Most Conservative Students Attend These 20 Colleges

The Princeton Review recently released its 62nd annual college rankings “entirely based on what students attending the schools in our Best Colleges book” answer in a survey about their colleges and their experiences at them. 

Students’ answers to this survey question, “Politically, are you left-wing, Democrat, middle, Republican, right-wing?” resulted in the Review’s list of colleges where the most conservative students attend:

  1. Brigham Young University
  2. Baylor University
  3. Thomas Aquinas College
  4. University of Dallas
  5. College of the Ozarks
  6. Grove City College
  7. Hillsdale College
  8. Hampden-Sydney College
  9. U.S. Naval Academy
  10. U.S. Air Force Academy
  11. U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  12. Wheaton College
  13. U.S. Military Academy
  14. Texas A&M University– College Station
  15. University of Louisiana at Lafayette
  16. Angelo State University
  17. Wofford College
  18. Bryant University
  19. University of Dayton
  20. Kansas State University

Bethany Blankley

Bethany Blankley is a political analyst for Fox News Radio and has appeared on television and radio programs nationwide. She writes about political, cultural, and religious issues in America from the perspective of an evangelical and former communications staffer. She was a communications strategist for four U.S. Senators, one U.S. Congressman, a former New York governor, and several non-profits. She earned her MA in Theology from The University of Edinburgh, Scotland and her BA in Political Science from the University of Maryland. Follow her @bethanyblankley &

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