Top Ten Greenest Colleges in the U.S., 2013

The Sierra Magazine selected the top ten most environmentally friendly colleges and universities in the country. Results are based on clean-energy purchases, green-building policies, bike facilities, food served in dorms, and recognition by environmental organizations, among other factors.

Rank School
1. University of Connecticut, Storrs
2. Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
3. University of California, Irvine
4. University of California, Davis
5. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
6. Green Mountain College, Poultney, Vermont
7. Stanford University, Palo Alto, California
8. Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta
9. American University, Washington, D.C.
10. University of California, Santa Barbara
Source: Sierra Magazine

Greenest Colleges in the U.S.


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