Conservative Group Says Rutgers Is Liberally Biased

STATE – Rutgers University shows a liberal political bias, according to research conducted by, an arm of the conservative Leadership Institute.

As part of an ongoing project to research the nation’s top 100 universities, recently completed an in-depth profile of the political climate at the Rutgers University. The research identifies liberal political bias at Rutgers University based on the school’s faculty, student organizations, and administrative policies.


Liberal student groups at Rutgers University outnumber conservative groups by 12 to six. The political leanings of university professors are similarly biased, according to Specifically, 97% of the school’s faculty and staff gave their political donations to Democratic candidates and a mere 3% to Republicans in the 2008 presidential election.

“America’s colleges and universities are dominated by liberals, and Rutgers University is no different,” said Morton Blackwell, president of the Leadership Institute and founder of “Too often, the campus left uses its power to indoctrinate the next generation.”

The group’s full profile of Rutgers University is available online.

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