Table 1 Characteristics of Profiled Institutions


Table 1 Characteristics of Profiled Institutions


Location
Student body size
Carnegie classification*
Public/
private
Religious/
secular
HBCU
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Non-discrimination policy includes gender identity or expression
Same-sex domestic partner benefits offered
South
>20,000
RU/VH
public
secular
x
x
South
1,000–5,000
Bac/A&S
private
secular
x
x
x
South
5,000–10,000
DRU
private
religious
x
x
South
10,000–20,000
DRU
private
religious
x
x
South
5,000–10,000
RU/H
private
secular
x
x
South
1,000–5,000
Bac/A&S
private
secular
x
x
Northeast
>20,000
RU/VH
public
secular
x
x
Northeast
>20,000
RU/VH
public
secular
x
x
Northeast
5,000–10,000
Master’s/L
private
religious
x
x
Northeast
5,000–10,000
RU/VH
private
secular
x
x
x
x
Northeast
1,000–5,000
Master’s/M
public
secular
x
Midwest
>20,000
RU/VH
public
secular
x
Midwest
1,000–5,000
Bac/Diverse
private
religious
x
x
Midwest
1,000–5,000
Master’s/M
private
secular
x
x
Midwest
< 1,000
Assoc/Priv
Assoc/Priv
private
x
x
x
Midwest
10,000–20,000
Assoc/PubRL
public
secular
x
x
Midwest
>20,000
RU/H
public
secular
x
x
West
1,000–5,000
Master’s/S
public
secular
x
x
x
West
1,000–5,000
Master’s/M
private
religious
x
x
West
1,000–5,000
Bac/A&S
private
secular
x
x
* These labels are taken from the Carnegie Foundation’s classification system. RU/VH: research universities (very high research activity); RU/H: research universities (high research activity); DRU: doctoral/research universities; Master’s/L: master’s colleges and universities (larger programs); Master’s/M: master’s colleges and universities (medium-sized programs); Master’s/S: master’s colleges and universities (smaller programs); Bac/A&S: baccalaureate colleges—arts and sciences; Bac/Diverse: baccalaureate colleges—diverse fields; Assoc/PubRL: associate’s—public rural-serving large institutions; Assoc/Priv: associate’s—private.
 

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