Top 20 schools with the most conservative student bodies in the U.S.

Students headed to these 20 schools this fall might want to make sure to pack their National Rifle Association membership cards, as according to The Princeton Review these are among the most conservative universities in the nation.

College students were asked to assess their own political leanings in an 80-question voluntary online about college life and academics conducted by the college standardized test preparation and admissions consulting company. From there, the company compiled a list of the top 20 most conservative student bodies based on the self-reported answers.

“In any of these rankings lists, it’s based only on student opinions of their own experiences at their own universities,” Rob Franek, lead author of The Princeton Review’s “The Best 378 Colleges: 2014 Edition,” told Red Alert Politics.

Check out the list below to see if you will be attending class with some future leaders of the GOP.

1. Auburn University

Auburn, Ala.

Auburn University military

2. Texas A & M University

College Station, Texas

Texas A&M Bush

3. Grove City College

Grove City, Pa.

Grove City College

4. Hillsdale College

Hillsdale, Mich.

Hillsdale College

5. College of the Ozarks

Point Lookout, Mo.

College of the Ozarks

6. University of Dallas

Irving, Texas

University of Dallas

7. Thomas Aquinas College

Santa Paula, Calif.

Thomas Aquinas College

8. United States Military Academy

West Point, N.Y.

U.S. Military Academy

9. Hampden-Sydney College

Hampden-Sydney, Va.

Hampden-Sydney College

10. United States Naval Academy

Annapolis, Md.

U.S. Naval Academy

11. United States Coast Guard Academy

New London, Conn.

U.S. Coast Guard Academy

12. United States Merchant Marine Academy

Kings Point, N.Y.

U.S. Merchant Marine Academy

13. Clemson University

Clemson, S.C.

Clemson University Veterans Game

14. Wheaton College

Wheaton, Ill.

Wheaton College

15. Brigham Young University

Provo, Utah

BYU

16. Angelo State University

San Angelo, Texas

Angelo State University Rick Perry

17. Baylor University

Waco, Texas

Baylor University

18. Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kan.

Kansas State University

19. United States Air Force Academy

Air Force Academy, Colo.

U.S. Air Force Academy

20. Catholic University of America

Washington, D.C.

Catholic University

 

The Princeton Review also released a list of the top liberal schools in the nation, but they were eerily similar to the “Top 20 Birkenstock-Wearing, Tree-Hugging, Clove-Smoking Vegetarians” schools. Topping that list were Bennington College in Bennington, Vt.; Sarah Lawrence College in Bronxville, N.Y.; Warren Wilson College in Asheville, N.C.; Bard College in Annadale-on-Hudson, N.Y. and Marlboro College in Marlboro, Vt.

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