Here Are The 55 Colleges The Government Is Investigating For Their Handling Of Sex Assault Cases


The U.S. Department of Education just released a list of 55 colleges and universities it is investigating for possible violations of federal law over the handling of sexual assault and harassment complaints.

The move is unprecedented, and it's the first comprehensive look at which universities the government is investigating for Title IX violations, according to the Education Department.

Title IX prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in all education programs or activities that receive federal financial assistance.


Here's the list:

AZArizona State University
CAButte-Glen Community College District
CAOccidental College
CAUniversity of California-Berkeley
CAUniversity of Southern California
CORegis University
COUniversity of Colorado at Boulder
COUniversity of Colorado at Denver
COUniversity of Denver
CTUniversity of Connecticut
DCCatholic University of America
FLFlorida State University
GAEmory University
HIUniversity of Hawaii at Manoa
IDUniversity of Idaho
ILKnox College
ILUniversity of Chicago
INIndiana University-Bloomington
INVincennes University
MAAmherst College
MABoston University
MAEmerson College
MAHarvard College
MAHarvard University-Law School
MAUniversity of Massachusetts-Amherst
MDFrostburg State University
MIMichigan State University
MIUniversity of Michigan-Ann Arbor
NCGuilford College
NCUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
NDMinot State University
NHDartmouth College
NJPrinceton University
NYCuny Hunter College
NYHobart and William Smith Colleges
NYSarah Lawrence College
NYSuny at Binghamton
OHDenison University
OHOhio State University
OHWittenberg University
OKOklahoma State University
PACarnegie Mellon University
PAFranklin and Marshall College
PAPennsylvania State University
PASwarthmore College
PATemple University
TNVanderbilt University
TXSouthern Methodist University
TXThe University of Texas-Pan American
VACollege of William and Mary
VAUniversity of Virginia
WAWashington State University
WIUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater
WVBethany College
WVWest Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

Earlier this week, the White House urged colleges and universities to help curb sexual assaults on students and announced a new website,, to help victims find resources and report crimes, according to Reuters.