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The Trojan™ Sexual Health Report Card is an annual ranking of the sexual health resources and information available to students on campuses nationwide. The ranking is developed by an independent research firm called Sperling’s BestPlaces to ensure that it is unbiased, these schools include students representing all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Sperling’s Best Places analyzed information drawn from 140 major campuses drawn from conferences within the Bowl Championship Series and beyond.

The researchers collected extensive data via student health center representatives, along with follow-up secondary research on those centers and services they provide on campus. Student health centers were graded on services across the 11 separate categories mentioned below.

 

Methodology (What are these rankings based on?):

  • Hours of operation
  • Allow drop-ins or require appointments for student scheduling
  • Quality of sexual health information and resources on website
  • Contraceptive availability — free or at cost
  • Condom availability — free or at cost
  • HIV testing on-site (On/off campus, cost)
  • STI testing on-site (On/off campus, cost)
  • Lecture/outreach programs and student peer groups for sexual health education
  • Sexual assault programs, resources or services
  • Overall website usability and quality
  • Extra credit

Rankings of Most Sexually Healthy Colleges & Universities:

50. East Carolina University
49. Purdue University
48. University of Oregon
47. University of Washington
46. University of Minnesota
45. Michigan State University
44. University of Kentucky
43. University of Missouri
42. Ball State University
41. Indiana University-Bloomington
40. West Virginia University

39. Louisiana State University
38. University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
37. The University of Alabama
36. University of Louisville
35. University of Colorado
34. Ohio University
33. North Carolina State University
32. Duke University
31. Cornell University
30. Northwestern University
29. University of Connecticut
28. Pennsylvania State University
27. University of California-Berkeley
26. Oregon State University

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