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Sexual Health Report Card grades CMU nine spots lower than last year


Compared to 140 universities in the United States, Central Michigan University ranked nine spots lower than last year — at 107, according to the annual Trojan Brands Sexual Health Report Card ranked.

Schools were ranked in 11 categories, including availability of contraceptives, HIV/STI testing and sexual health resources on campus. An independent research firm, Sperling’s BestPlaces, analyzed sexual health of the universities.

Schools included on the report were based on football conferences; SEC, PAC-12, the Big Ten, the Big 12 and Ivy League schools. The 2016 evaluation ranked University of Georgia as the leader in sexual health. Brigham Young University ranked last on the list.

Since starting the sexual health report card and studying college campuses 11 years ago, the study shows improvement in the amount of sexual health resources and information available to students, according to Trojan.

Information was collected from university student health center representatives and follow-up secondary research on the centers and services they provide on campus.