YPSILANTI – Eastern Michigan University ranks among the nation's top LGBTQ-friendly online schools, according to a list compiled by the SR Education Group. EMU received 4.0 out of 5.0 rating in the list of the top 58 colleges in the nation. The full list is available at 2017 Top LGBTQ-Friendly Online Schools.
SR Education Group is an education research publisher founded in 2004 whose stated mission is to help potential students find a college designed to cater to their individual needs. The group listed top schools based on their Campus Pride Index scores along with their online degree offerings in order to provide the top LGBTQ-Friendly Online universities in the country. The online list is comprised of schools that are not only committed to the inclusivity of their LGBTQ students, but also embraces the diversity of their LGBTQ students, the group says.
“The Campus Pride Index is a comprehensive assessment of many different areas of campus,” said Mary Larkin, Program Coordinator of the LGBT Resource Center at EMU. "We are incredibly grateful to have a campus community dedicated to inclusive LGBTQ+ policy and practice.”
For additional information on EMU’s LGBTQ services, visit EMU’s LGBT Resource Center, located in the EMU Student Center or see the program website.
About Eastern Michigan University
Founded in 1849, Eastern is the second oldest university in Michigan. It currently serves 22,000 students pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees in the arts, sciences and professions. In all, more than 300 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. EMU is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education. For more information about Eastern Michigan University, visit the University's website.