Skip to comments.College Rankings 2012: Most Conservative Colleges
Posted on 08/11/2012 7:04:56 PM PDT by Vigilanteman
The top 25 are posted at the link. Here is their summary of the top 10 most conservative colleges and universities:
(Excerpt) Read more at thedailybeast.com ...
Oh man. My Universities didn’t make it....Florida State for the Bachelor’s and George Washington for my MBA. What a rip...lol
One thing that Hillsdale college has done recently that I really like. You can still become a teacher through Hillsdale college but not without getting a 4 year degree in something solid first.
If you absolutely want to get the teaching degree at the same time you’re working on the 4 year degree, Hillsdale will refer you to Spring Arbor college 20 miles to the north for specific classes.
You mean “FSU.....FSU....where the girls are girls and the guys are too” wasn’t on the list?
That counts against a college in my book.
If only we could view the list. The link has no list.
Occidental College is only #25 on the Most Liberal list? Poor Obama must have felt almost like a minority there...er...
Not sure if I would trust an evaluation of conservative schools from Newsweek/The Daily Beast, which are far to the left. It would be interesting if there is a survey from a conservative group.
The absence of my school, Hillsdale College, is absolutely ridiculous. Maybe they didn’t count Hillsdale because we don’t take any local, state, or federal government aid.
Maybe what you want to do is send your kid to a conservative college for two years to get a solid grounding in the basics, then send them to a liberal school for the last two, to prepare them for the battle that lies ahead.
Unfortunately, most of these colleges are unknown (BYU being an exception). So it’s not clear what a degree from such a place is worth in the job market.
Interesting bias in that list.
They feel the need to give the state for a huge, nationally known university (BYU) but not for a tiny school with no reputation, located in the middle of nowhere. (Come on, how many outside of Henderson Tennessee who aren’t members of the Church of Christ have heard of ‘Freed-Hardeman’?
And one of the most liberal is about 50 miles away in Ann Arbor.
Actually Troy University when I attended was a very conservative college.
I can remember a few who were former military who were hard core. I especially remember Col. Williams. He was big and mean looking and most of us were a bit afraid of him. He had a tendency to glare at you.
I once visited his office and was surprised that he was both friendly and cordial. I guess he saved the hard face for class.
I had another who was former Army intelligence and he too was hard core. Also a bit of survivalist. I did have one liberal prof. but even he loved guns and shooting.
Christendom College and Hillsdale do NOT accept fed $$ for ANYthing. That alone should qualify them.
Also, no Thomas Aquinas College?!
It's not surprising since the church of Christ is very Conservative in all aspects. Going back to my college years, George S. Benson (Harding President) articulated the threat of Communism vs. Capitalism. It's a bit dated, from 1962, but Dr. Benson's words still stir real Americans about the threat of liberalism and its communist cousin.
I didn’t see Cooper Union on the list.
Most of them have religious affiliations. Graduates probably should aim to work within the relevant denomination.
Isn’t Church of Christ the one Obama’s pastor belongs to?
Here in Dallas, I'm well outside of Henderson, TN but am very familiar with Freed-Hardeman. Of course, as a church of Christ member, I do have knowledge of the fine educational institutions associated with the church. Another one making the list is Oklahoma Christian University.
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