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Applying to college soon? The college application process presents every prospective student with challenges. LGBTQIA students might face extra burdens during the application process. Here you'll find tips on the college application process, information on LGBTQIA-friendly institutions, and scholarships available to LGBTQIA students.

​ Top 10 Colleges for LGBTQ+ Students

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Financial Aid for LGBTQ+ College Students

LGBTQ+ students can run into institutional barriers when it comes to financial aid. Find our tips for navigating grants, loans, and LGBTQ+ scholarships.



Choosing the right school is vital for every college bound student, but it can be more challenging for those who identify as LGBTQ+. In addition to many obstacles that all students face, it is important that LGBTQ+ students also consider whether the institution has LGBTQ-inclusive policies, programs, and practices to ensure a safe and inclusive learning environment.

Intelligent's new guide provides prospective students and their families with tools to identify the right schools, an overview of common challenges, tips for applying, and details on the federal laws that protect LGBTQ students.


Cornell University

Elon University

Indiana University - Bloomington

Ithica College

Macalester Colege

Montclair State University

Princeton University

Rutgers University

San Diego State University

Southern Oregon University


American University

Barnard College

Brandeis University

Brown University

Bryn Mawr College

Carleton College

Concordia University

Cornell University

Duke University

Hampshire College


Did you know there are scholarships available to LGBTQIA students and allies who work for equal rights?

Check out this compilation of available scholarships

ALSO Youth provides our own yearly scholarship for students seeking four year undergraduate education.

Find out more here!

Download complete list of Scholarships for LGBTQIA students

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