Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Top 50 Green Colleges (Princeton Review 2015)

Each year The Princeton Review publishes the world's most prestigious ranking of green colleges in the US. As explained on their website, these colleges sustainable practices include everything from solar-powered dorms to organic campus farms and clean energy career prep. Here is the list of the top 50 Green colleges leading the 353 schools in the 2015 Princeton Review Guide:

1. Lewis & Clark College
Portland, OR

2. Green Mountain College
Poultney, VT

3. University of California--Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara, CA

4. State University of New York--Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY

5. Dickinson College
Carlisle, PA

6. Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

7. American University
Washington, DC

8. College of the Atlantic
Bar Harbor, ME

9. Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT

10. University of Vermont
Burlington, VT

11. Portland State University
Portland, OR

12. Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO

13. Willamette University
Salem, OR

14. University of Washington
Seattle, WA

15. Pomona College
Claremont, CA

16. University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA

17. Warren Wilson College
Asheville, NC

18. Mills College
Oakland, CA

19. Santa Clara University
Santa Clara, CA

20. University of Maryland, College Park
College Park, MD

21. University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

22. Stanford University
Stanford, CA

23. Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, GA

24. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

25. Columbia University
New York, NY

26. University of Maine
Orono, ME

27. University of Colorado--Boulder
Boulder, CO

28. Iowa State University
Ames, IA

29. Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

30. California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Pomona, CA

31. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

32. University of California--Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA

33. State University of New York--College of Environmental Science and Forestry
Syracuse, NY

34. University of New Hampshire
Durham, NH

35. Oberlin College
Oberlin, OH

36. Colgate University
Hamilton, NY

37. Emory University
Atlanta, GA

38. Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR

39. Saint Michael's College
Colchester, VT

40. University of California--Davis
Davis, CA

41. University of Northern Iowa
Cedar Falls, IA

42. University of North Texas
Denton, TX

43. Loyola University of Chicago
Chicago, IL

44. University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

45. Washington State University
Pullman, WA

46. Randolph College
Lynchburg, VA

47. Chatham University
Pittsburgh, PA

48. University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX

49. Northeastern University
Boston, MA

50. Ball State University
Muncie, IN

To download The Princeton Review college guide including sustainability information on 353 colleges click here.

Make sure to see the article titled, "Comprehensive Green School Information and Resources." It contains links to over 325 articles covering everything you need to know about sustainable academics, student eco-initiatives, green school buildings, and college rankings as well as a wide range of related information and resources.

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