Choosing a Green College
Earth Day 2012: April 22
What does "green" mean to you when choosing where to go to college? According to a survey conducted by The Princeton Review, 69% of the more than 8,000 students surveyed said that attending an eco-friendly college is important in their college selection process.
This year, more than 700 colleges were evaluated for their "green-ness" by the Princeton Review for their annual Green Honor Roll report. Below are links to the Smart College Visit profiles of the top 16 green colleges and universities listed alphabetically. Click on the schools that interest you to access directions, find hotels near campus, and read more about each college.
- Arizona State University
- American University
- College of the Atlantic
- Dickinson College
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- Harvard College
- Northeastern University
- Oregon State University
- San Francisco State University
- State University of New York at Binghamton
- University of California—Santa Cruz
- University of Maine
- University of Washington
- University of Wisconsin–Stevens Point
- Virginia Tech
- Warren Wilson College
Click on Green Colleges to read more or download the complete report.
Is going to a green college important to you? What do you look for when visiting or researching whether or not a college is a friend to the environment? Use the comment feature to post your response.