Mass. colleges are the most LGBTQ-friendly, most studious, and more, according to the Princeton Review

Twenty-four Bay State institutions made The Princeton Review's annual Top 20 lists.

UMass Amherst students head across campus.
UMass Amherst students head across campus. –Jonathan Wiggs / The Boston Globe

The Princeton Review’s 2019 rankings of the country’s best colleges and universities were unveiled this week, and Massachusetts has quite a presence.

Twenty-four Bay State institutions made Top 20 lists in everything from best radio station and career services to marijuana usage and  worst-run colleges. 

The 27th edition of the yearly review, published Tuesday, was created out of 84-question surveys conducted with 138,000 students across the country in 384 colleges and universities, according to a press release.

Here’s where Massachusetts schools made the top five in the 62 categories:

Best Campus Food

1st – UMass Amherst, Amherst

Most Religious Students

1st – Gordon College, Wenham

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Students Study the Most

1st – Williams College, Williamstown

Best Career Services

1st – Bentley University, Waltham

3rd – Northeastern University, Boston

5th – Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester

LGBTQ Friendly

1st – Emerson College, Boston

5th – Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley

Best College Radio Station

2nd – Emerson College, Boston

Lack of Political Awareness

2nd – Assumption College, Worcester

Least Happy Students

2nd – Simmons College, Boston

Most Accessible Professors

2nd – Williams College, Williamstown

Students Study the Least

2nd – Emerson College, Boston

5th – Becker College, Worcester

No Sports Events Attendance

3rd – Brandeis University, Waltham

High Professor Ratings

3rd – Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering, Needham

Best Classroom Experience

4th – Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley

Least Religious Students

4th – Emerson College, Boston

Worst-Run Colleges

4th – Suffolk University, Boston

Best-Run Colleges

5th – Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester

Students Most Engaged in Community Service

5th – Brandeis University, Waltham

Check out the complete Princeton Review lists here.