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Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 41,626 undergrads 480-965-1234 www.asu.edu

Accessible Transportation

US News Ranking

Other

Scheduled ride system

Yes

121

Yes; adaptive fitness

102

Wheelchair and equipment shop; accessible vehicle motor pool rental Department of Disability and Psychoeducational studies; veterans’ services

Tier 3

Tuition exemption for certain hearing or visually impaired Texas residents

Tier 3

Some minor repair/loaner manual chairs

56

Accessibility maps of campus

University of Arizona Tucson, AZ 29,070 undergrads 520-621-3268 www.arizona.edu

Yes – some rooms, baths. Single room if you have an attendant. More at website.

Accessible shuttle and cart service

Stephen F. Austin University Nacogdoches, TX 10,106 undergrads 936-468-3004 www.sfasu.edu

Accommodations

Local paratransit

Ball State University Muncie, IN 16,694 undergrads 765-285-5293 www.bsu.edu

Some modified residence halls and university apartments

Boston University Boston, MA 18,733 undergrads 617-353-3658 www.bu.edu

Yes

Will help student hire attendant

Wheelchair Sports

Scheduled ride shuttle

Shuttle

1

Adaptive PE Power Soccar


Colleges

Accessible Housing

California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA 18,842 undergrads 805-756-1395 www.calpoly.edu

Many residence halls are accessible/ accommodations

California State University – Northridge Northridge, CA 29,484 undergrads 818-677-2684 www.csun.edu

Contact housing staff for accommodations

University of California, Berkeley, CA 24,636 undergrads 510-642-0518 www.berkeley.edu

Yes

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

Tram/van service at designated stops

US News Ranking

6

Other

Veterans’ Services; disability management services

Tier 3

Yes Shuttle/cart service (If college addresses whether or not they provide attendant, we say “yes” or “no”. If no info is provided, category is left blank)

2

Yes

21

-See our complete description at Full Service Colleges -Disabled Students Residence Program -Counseling, transition assistance and more


Colleges

Accessible Housing

University of California Davis, CA 23,499 undergrads 916-752-3184 www.ucdavis.edu

Yes

University of California Irvine, CA 21,696 undergrads 949-824-7494 www.uci.edu

Consideration for priority housing

University of California Los Angeles, CA 25,928 undergrads 310-825-1501 www.ucla.edu

Yes

University of California Santa Barbara, CA 18,415 undergrads 805-893-2184 www.ucsb.edu

Yes

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Shuttle

No, but yours may live in room free of charge

Lift-equipped buses, shuttle and van service

3

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Other

42

Disability management counseling; wheelchair repair

46

Disability management counseling

24

Most residence halls lack ground floor student rooms

42

Campus handbook online


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

University of California Santa Cruz, CA 14,403 undergrads 831-459-2089 www.ucsc.edu

Some accommodations

University of California San Diego, CA 22,048 undergrads 858-534-4382 www.ucsd.edu

Some accommodations

No

Cleveland State University Cleveland, OH 9,798 undergrads 216-687-2015 www.csuohio.edu

Accommodations

No, but students can have their attendant live with them

Colorado State University Fort Collins, CO 21,679 undergrads 970-491-6385 www.colostate.edu

Accommodations; Will help find not all residence aide halls accessible

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Other

Accessible shuttle/door-to-door scheduled ride lift van

71

Hilly campus with steep inclines; “wheelchair users survival guide”

Accessible, scheduled ride van or cart

35

Well organized website; veterans’ services

Tier 4

Office of Disability Services (OSD) handbook online

128

“Not all buildings completely wheelchair friendly” but “continually improving”

Lift bus from disabilities services office, even from offcampus

4


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

College of New Jersey Ewing, NJ 6,205 undergrads 609-771-2571 www.tcnj.edu

Accommodations

No

University of Connecticut Storrs, CT 16,348 undergrads 860-486-2020 www.uconn.edu

Accommodations

Disabilities Services acts as referral source for students to hire aides

University of Delaware Newark, DE 16,272 undergrads 302-831-4643 www.udel.edu

Accommodations

Dowling College Oakdale, NY 3,428 undergrads 631-244-3144 www.dowling.edu

Accessible apartments in Dowling College residence hall

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Other

5

Accessible van line, campus and local

66

Accessible shuttle

68

Tier 4

5

Various academic and accessibility services


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

East Carolina University Greenville, NC 19,767 undergrads 252-737-1016 www.ecu.edu

Accommodations

No

Edinboro University of Pennsylvania Edinboro, PA 6,412 undergrads 814-732-2462 www.edinboro.edu

Yes

Yes

Emory University Atlanta, GA 6,719 undergrads 404-727-6016 www.emory.edu

Accommodations

Emporia State University Emporia, KS 4,320 undergrads 620-341-6637 www.emporia.edu

Accommodations

Florida State University Tallahassee, FL 31,595 undergrads 850-644-9566 www.fsu.edu

Accommodations

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Yes

Tier 4

OSD handbook online

Van fleet for on and off campus transport

Yes

Tier 3

-See our complete description at Full Service Colleges -Emergency call system; independent living training; veterans’ services

Shuttle

Adaptive PE

17

Tier 3

No

Other

Scheduled ride van

6

102

All buildings adapted to be accessible; independent living center link still under construction


Colleges

Accessible Housing

University of Florida Gainesville, FL 35,189 undergrads 352-392-7056 www.ufl.edu

Accommodations and roll-in showers

University of Georgia Athens, GA 25,335 undergrads 706-542-8719 www.uga.edu

Accommodations

Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta, GA 12,565 undergrads 404-894-2563 www.gatech.edu

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

Scheduled ride van

No

Shuttle

Accommodations

Adaptive PE

7

Other

47

Hofstra University Hempstead, NY 8,444 undergrads 516-463-7075 www.hofstra.edu Hope College Holland, MI 3,226 undergrads 616-395-7805 www.hope.edu

US News Ranking

58

Academic assistants; OSD handbook online

35

New website, but hard to find info on accommodations; Center for Assistive Technology and Environmental Access on Campus

Tier 3

One page with very little info on website

92

Priority snow removal


Colleges University of Houston Houston, TX 27, 572 undergrads 713-743-5400 www.uh.edu

Accessible Housing

Yes

Humboldt State University Arcata, CA 6,760 undergrads 707-826-4678 www.humboldt.edu

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Yes

Wheelchair Sports

Yes

No

Cart/lift bus

US News Ranking

Tier 4

Other

Veterans’ Services

38

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign Urbana, IL 30,895 undergrads 217-333-1970 www.uiuc.edu

Yes

Yes

Van/shuttle

Yes

39

-See our complete description at Full Service Colleges -Driver ed; meal aides; emergency call system; independent living training

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 16,193 undergrads 618-453-5738 www.siu.edu

Yes

“Recruits and maintains lists of prospective personal attendants”

Bus and van for campus and community travel

Yes

Tier 3

Veterans services

No

27 accessible buses; van service

71

peer mentors; scholarships

Indiana University Bloomington, IN 30,394 undergrads 815-855-7578 www.indiana.edu

8


Colleges University of Iowa Iowa City, IA 20,907 undergrads 319-335-1462 www.uiowa.edu

Accessible Housing

Accommodations

Personal Care Attendants

No

University of Kansas Lawrence, KS 20,828 undergrads 785-864-0187 www.ku.edu

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Van/shuttle

71

Yes

96

OSD handbook on line

Scheduled ride

Tier 3

Manual loaner chairs; Student Accessibility Services handbook on line

Kent State University Kent, OH 18,090 undergrads 330-762-3391 www.kent.edu

Accommodations

University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 18,770 undergrads 859-257-2754 www.uky.edu

Yes

Bus/shuttle

128

University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA 20,114 undergrads 413-545-0892 www.umass.edu

Yes

Paratransit; Spec Trans on campus

106

No

Other

9


Colleges

Accessible Housing

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA 7,927 undergrads 508-999-8711 www.umassd.edu

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

No

US News Ranking

Other

62

University of Memphis Memphis, TN 15,802 undergrads 901-678-2880 www.memphis.edu

“Adapted” rooms;

Railroad tracks un down center of campus requiring student to use own or university transport/shuttle/ Memphis paratransit†

Tier 4

Central Michigan University Mt. Pleasant, MI 20,078 undergrads 989-774-3018 www.cmich.edu

Yes

“accessible campus transportation”

Tier 4

Michigan State University East Lansing, MI 36,072 undergrads 517-884-7273 www.msu.edu

Yes; integrated into general housing

No; will assist to recruit aide

Fixed route buses with ramps or lifts; scheduled ride paratransit; night time on-call service

University of Michigan Ann Arbor, MI 26,083 undergrads 734-763-3000 www.umich.edu

Yes

No; will assist to recruit aide

Buses are accessible; scheduled paratransit also

10

Yes

71

Priority snow removal; campus access map; veterans’ with disabilities assistance

27

OSD handbook online; access maps; library retrieval service


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Southwest Minnesota State Marshall, MN 5,721 undergrads 507-537-7676 www.smsu.edu

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Attendants through agency

University of Minnesota Twin Cities Minneapolis, MN 32,294 undergrads 612-626-1333 www.umn.edu

Yes; listings for each dorm

University of Missouri Columbia, MO 21,654 undergrads 573-882-4896 www.missouri.edu

Yes; detail on website

University of Missouri Kansas City, MO 9,094 undergrads 573-882-4696 www.umkc.edu

Consideration for priority housing

Montana State University Bozeman, MT 10,572 undergrads 406-994-6701 www.montana.edu

Yes

Assists in recruiting; has resource guide

Wheelchair Sports

PT; adaptive PE; intercollegiate wheelchair basketball

US News Ranking

Other

Tier 3

All shuttle buses; scheduled paratransit also

61

Disabled student cultural center

One lift-equipped bus

102

Access map

Tier 3

Fixed-route shuttle/door-to-door paratransit

11

Tier 3

Campus access map


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

New York University New York, NY 21,327 undergrads 212-998-4980 www.nyu.edu

Accommodations; Housing shortage exists

Free housing for personal attendants

Shared ride paratransit/university transit

Programs at 32 Coles Sports and Recreation Center

State University of New York Binghamton, NY 11,515 undergrads 607-777-2686 www.binghamton.edu

Yes

Will refer to appropriate home care agency and assist in advocating with them

Bus/scheduled ride paratransit

Designs accommodate d PE programs

State University of New York Buffalo, NY 19,022 undergrads 716-645-2608 www.buffalo.edu

Reasonable accommodation

No

Scheduled Van

121

State University of New York Stony Brook, NY 15,519 undergrads 631-632-6748 www.stonybrook.edu

Yes

Bus/scheduled ride paratransit

96

University of North Carolina Greensboro, NC 13,408 undergrads 336-334-5440 www.uncg.edu

Accommodations

Moses Center provides assistance with scholarships and study abroad; NYU snow clearing for wheelchair passage

80

Tier 3

12

Other

Snow removal to maximize access; accessible rooms and apartments on campus; new Universally Designed dorm opening fall 2011; universal yoga; Center for Assistive Technology

Dietary requirements met


Colleges North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC 24,145 undergrads 919-515-3148 www.ncsu.edu

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Yes

University of North Dakota Grand Forks, ND 10,085 undergrads 701-777-3425 www.go.und.edu

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Campus bus/City of Raleigh has subsidized taxi and handicab service

88

Shuttle/van

Tier 3

Other

Center for Universal Design; academic assistants (not for personal study); campus “less than barrier-free” with ongoing efforts to improve access

Northern Kentucky University Highland Heights, KY 13,000 undergrads 859-572-5180 www.nku.edu

Yes

Referral to local agencies

Free shuttle and transit bus service

Tier 3

Transition fairs and orientation; ADA related symposia

Ohio State University Columbus, OH 39,209 undergrads 614-292-3307 www.osu.edu

Accommodations

No

Scheduled ride van/Project Mainstream/”many” campus buses with lifts

53

Veterans services; disability studies program

Pennsylvania State University University Park, PA 36,815 undergrads 814-863-1807 www.psu.edu

Any reasonable accommodation is considered but must be documented

Campus-wide mass transit ADA compliant

47

Assistive technology lab in library

13


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Ramapo College of New Jersey Mahwah, NJ 5393 undergrads 201-684-7514 www.ramapo.edu

Yes

Rutgers University Camden, NJ 3,690 undergrads 732-932-2848 www.rutgers.edu

Accommodations

St. Andrews Presbyterian College Laurinburg, NC 747 undergrads 910-277-5555 www.sapc.edu

Yes

Salisbury University Salisbury, MD 6,941 undergrads 410-543-6080 www.salisbury.edu

Yes

San Francisco State University San Francisco, CA 23,376 undergrads 415-338-2472 www.sfsu.edu

Accommodations

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Will help find an aide

Wheelchair Sports

Yes

Scheduled ride paratransit

No

Scheduled ride shuttle

14

US News Ranking

27

Other

Summer bridge program; independent living counseling; career development

24

Tier 4

Formerly a full service college

38

Dining hall assistance

45

Site has disability rights history and other info


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

San Jose State University San Jose, CA 24,390 undergrads 408-924-6000 www.sjsu.edu Stanford University Stanford, CA 6,584 undergrads 650-723-1066 www.stanford.edu Temple University Philadelphia, PA 25,505 undergrads 215-204-1280 www.temple.edu

US News Ranking

38

Accommodations; access info on each hall’s webpage; lists accessible community apartments Accommodations

Texas A&M University College Station, TX 37,357 undergrads 979-845-1637 www.tamu.edu

Yes

University of Texas Austin, TX 37,459 undergrads 512-471-6259 www.utexas.edu

Accommodations; some rooms, baths modified

Stanford free public shuttle/carts

Swimming and Fitness

4

No; referrals

Shuttle/van

Yes

Tier 3

Offers assistance in hiring process

Most buses liftequipped; paratransit

61

UT shuttle is the largest university shuttle system in the US and all buses are liftequipped

47

15

Other

Disability Resource Center est. 1972; curriculum assistants for lab, library, classroom, field trips

Campus accessibility guide


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Other

University of Vermont Burlington, VT 10,504 undergrads 802-656-7753 www.uvm.edu

Accommodations

Shuttle

88

Center on Disability and Community Inclusion

University of Washington Seattle, WA 28,570 undergrads 206-543-8924 www.washington.edu

Accommodations

Scheduled ride shuttle

42

Campus access guide; home of DO-IT accessibility center

Wayne State University Detroit, MI 21,145 undergrads 313-577-1851 www.wayne.edu

Site lists dorms with rooms for students with disabilities plus ADA room layout

No

Tier 4

Good info on financial aid and scholarships; had disabilities services office before it was mandated in 1973

University of Wisconsin Madison, WI 30,618 undergrads 608-263-2741 www.wisc.edu

Accommodations; many halls accessible

Referral to community agencies

39

Student guide to accessibility and winter weather advisory

54

Campus access map; mobility alerts

University of Wisconsin Stevens Point, WI 8,642 undergrads 715-346-3365 www.uwsp.edu

Madison metro paratransit

No

16

Adapted fitness and personal training classes


Colleges

Accessible Housing

Personal Care Attendants

Accessible Transportation

Wheelchair Sports

US News Ranking

Other

University of Wisconsin Whitewater, WI 9,408 undergrads 262-472-4711 www.uww.edu

Accommodations

Referral to local agencies

Fee-based pickup/drop off service

Adaptive sports and sports camp for kids

62

Fee-based academic support program

Wright State University Dayton, OH 12,279 undergrads 937-775-5680 www.wright.edu

Yes

Yes

Completely accessible public transit

Yes

Tier 4

-See our complete description at Full Service Colleges -Tunnel system aids campus accessibility; good online guide to preparing for college with disabilities

17


Disability Friendly Colleges