Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Green Campus Ranking from College Prowler

College Prowler has ranked the greenest school campuses in the US. A growing number of schools are now showcases of sustainability. Many of these schools have LEED-certified facilities alongside a vast array of sustainability initiatives.

Only one school received a perfect 10: Pitzer College in California.

Here are College Prowler rankings by state for greenest campuses which were assessed on a scale of 1 to 10:

Alabama: Auburn University – 8.6
Alaska: University of Alaska Fairbanks – 8.05
Arizona: Northern Arizona University – 9.67
Arkansas: Hendrix College – 9.06
California: Pitzer College – 10
Colorado: University of Colorado Boulder – 9.8
Connecticut: Yale University – 9.36
Delaware: University of Delaware – 8.61
Florida: Florida Gulf Coast University – 9.8
Georgia: Emory University – 9.65
Hawaii: Chaminade University of Honolulu – 8.18
Idaho: Brigham Young University – Idaho – 8.45
Illinois: Loyola University Chicago – 9.21
Indiana: Ball State University – 9.11
Iowa: Iowa State University – 9.19
Kansas: University of Kansas – 8.43
Kentucky: Berea College – 8.73
Louisiana: Tulane University – 8.5
Maine: Bowdoin College – 9.54
Maryland: Goucher College – 9.47
Massachusetts: Smith College – 9.47
Michigan: Grand Valley State University – 9.47
Minnesota: Carleton College – 9.19
Mississippi: University of Mississippi – 8.5
Missouri: Washington University in St. Louis – 9.36
Montana: University of Montana – 8.7
Nebraska: Hastings College – 8.35
Nevada: Sierra Nevada College – 8.45
New Hampshire: University of New Hampshire – 8.8
New Jersey: Richard Stockton College of New Jersey – 8.71
New Mexico: University of New Mexico – 7.94
New York: Ithaca College – 9.42
North Carolina: Elon University – 9.41
North Dakota: University of North Dakota – 8.15
Ohio: Oberlin College – 9.31
Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University – 8.76
Oregon: University of Oregon – 9.67
Pennsylvania: Allegheny College – 9.19
Rhode Island: Brown University – 8.81
South Carolina: Furman University – 9.13
South Dakota: South Dakota School of Mines and Technology – 8.32
Tennessee: Vanderbilt University – 8.91
Texas: University of North Texas – 9.52
Utah: Westminster College – 9.14
Vermont: University of Vermont – 9.41
Virginia: James Madison University – 8.84
Washington: University of Washington – 9.46
West Virginia: West Virginia University – 8.02
Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point – 9.13
Wyoming: University of Wyoming – 8.38

Source: College Prowler

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