Sierra Ranking 2013: University of Connecticut is America’s greenest

SML-Sierra-US-GreenestThe University of Connecticut topped the Sierra magazine’s seventh annual ranking of the greenest universities and colleges in the United States of America published on 14 August 2013.

The Top Ten institutions are:

  1. University of Connecticut
  2. Dickinson College
  3. University of California, Irvine
  4. University of California, Davis
  5. Cornell University
  6. Green Mountain College
  7. Stanford University
  8. Georgia Institute of Technology
  9. American University
  10. University of California, Santa Barbara

The ranking has adopted a set of 11 criteria, namely Co-Curricular, Energy, Investments, Food, Innovation, Instruction/ Research, Planning, Purchasing, Transport, Waste, and Water. Out of 1000 maximum possible marks, the University of Connecticut secured 850.


Image from Sierra Club website


The Top Ten

Complete rankings


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