While the vast majority of colleges in America are liberal indoctrination centers producing whiny adults who start riots to prevent speech they do not agree with and cry for safe spaces when their feelings are hurt, there are some colleges where conservatism is not only alive and well, it is thriving and more the norm.
If you have ever listened to conservative talk radio, then you are well aware of Hillsdale College, The college offers a Constitution 101 course absolutely free of charge to anyone who wants to sign up. You’ve likely heard Mark Levin, Rush Limbaugh, and Glenn Beck talk about the college, which is located in Hillsdale, Michigan. One might expect Hillsdale to reign victorious atop a list of the most conservative colleges in the country. However, that was not in the cards for Hillsdale this year.
Hillsdale came in second in a recent survey conducted by The Princeton Review which sought to determine the political leanings and views of 137,000 attending 387 schools. The survey asked students, “Politically, are you far-left, Democrat, non-partisan, Republican, or far-right?”
So, which school ranked number one as having the most conservative student body? It is a small, Catholic college located just outside of the ninth largest city in America.
The college with the most conservative student body in America is the University of Dallas, which is located in Irving, Texas.
In the Fall of 2016, the University of Dallas had a total enrollment of just under 2,500 students, 1,406 undergraduate students and 950 graduate students. The first statement listed as one of its core values is as follows.
- The University of Dallas is committed to the study and development of the western tradition of liberal education, and the Catholic intellectual tradition.
Here are the top 20 schools in America with the most conservative student bodies.
- University of Dallas (Texas)
- Hillsdale College (Michigan)
- Thomas Aquinas College (California)
- College of the Ozarks (Missouri)
- Grove City College (Pennsylvania)
- Hampden-Sydney College (Virginia)
- United States Naval Academy (Maryland)
- Brigham Young (Utah)
- United States Military Academy (New York)
- Baylor University (Texas)
- Wheaton College (Illinois)
- Ohio Northern University (Ohio)
- Texas Christian University (Texas)
- University of Louisiana at Lafayette (Louisiana)
- Angelo State University (Texas)
- Wofford College (South Carolina)
- Clemson University (South Carolina)
- Kansas State University (Kansas)
- High Point University (North Carolina)
- Berry College (Georgia)
As a displaced Texan, I must point out that the Lone Star State has four of the 20 schools on the list. Let’s keep Texas RED. #TexasForever
h/t CNS News