Friday, October 21, 2011

UA Moves to No. 15 on 'Sexual Health Report Card'

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2011 at 8:45 AM

An annual study by Trojan—yes, the condom manufacturer (and not the terrible USC mascot)—and Sperling's BestPlaces says the University of Arizona is near the top when it comes to sexual health.

The Trojan Sexual Health Report Card study considers criteri such a as the availability of free or at-cost condoms and contraceptives, student opinions about the campus health center, sexual-health-awareness programs, and HIV testing availability, among other things.

This year, the UA came in at No. 15 out of 141 schools surveyed. That's up from No. 34 last year.

And Arizona State University? The Sun Devils came in at No. 83.

Columbia University earned the top spot for the second year in a row, while DePaul University came in dead-last—just ahead of Brigham Young University and the U.S. Air Force Academy.

Read more here. (Note the terrible joke in the headline.)

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