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Liberal schools tend to embrace progressiveness, individuality, and democratic thinking. "Diverse" and "open-minded" are terms often used to describe the overall climate of a liberal campus.
Conservative schools are often socially tamer-in their style of dress, diversity of student backgrounds and interests, campus activities, and political agendas-than their liberal counterparts.
Refers to campus attitudes toward gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered people. A school is considered GLBT-friendly if its administrators and campus groups promote acceptance with regard to sexual orientation.
Often associated with drinking culture - and usually situated near an entertainment district - these schools are shrines to revelry, where even serious students are also serious party animals.
In terms of culture and identity, these towns revolve around a particular university. In such places, local business, attractions, and political initiatives support the interests of students.
Sure, beauty is relative. But if looking at a particular campus inspires positive feelings and thoughts, it's likely an attractive place. If the scenery is depressing, then... notsomuch.
At some schools, fraternities and sororities influence the whole campus experience-especially the social scene. At others, they're quieter entities, existing more to serve specific professional and political functions.
A high rating here means that the school is just wild about their team, and there's never any question where students and locals will be on game night. A low rating means sports have little to do with the college experience.
A school's name and mission may imply strong religious ties, but the lifestyle and atmosphere on campus gives a clear picture to what the place is really like.
Some schools go beyond providing the basic gadgets - like computers and microscopes-to test the limits of technology, with state-of-the-art labs, laptops for every student, and the latest in telecommunications.