NIU up 7 spots in Trojan Sexual Health Report Card

By Northern Star staff

NIU was recognized for having safer sex as it jumped seven spots from last year’s Annual Trojan Sexual Health Report Card to 67 out of 140.

The Trojan Sexual Health Report Card is an annual ranking that evaluates the availability of sexual resources and information from 140 different universities across the nation. Each campus is evaluated by the independent firm Sperling’s BestPlaces.

This is the 10th annual report, seeing a dramatic increase in standards since it’s inception in 2006, according to data from a Trojan news release.

The average grade of universities in the report card’s first year was 1.90 on a 4.0 scale. This years average is 3.0.

Top 10 Best Schools:

1.Oregon State University

2.Stanford University

3.University of Georgia

4.University of Michigan-Ann Arbor

5.Brown University

6.University of Oregon

7.University of Iowa

8.Columbia University in the City of New York

9.The University of Texas at Austin

10.University of Arizona

Top 10 Worst Schools:

131.Baylor University

132.Louisiana Tech University

133.University of New Orleans

134.Texas Tech University

135.St. John’s University-New York

136.University of Notre Dame

137.University of Louisiana at Monroe

138.Providence College

139.Troy State University-Main Campus

140.Brigham Young University