Sierra Club's Top 10 "Green" Schools List
Sierra Club recent magazine issue unveiled their recent list of the top "green" universities across the nation.The issue looks at the increasing trend of "green" as a reason to choose one school over another."Ten years ago, I don't remember any student asking me about green campuses," says Steven Roy Goodman, a college admissions strategist at Topcolleges.com. "Now it's quite common for students to be keenly interested in how environmentally responsible colleges are.""Today, two-thirds of university applicants say that a school's environmental report card would influence whether they'd enroll, according to a survey by the Princeton Review, a test-prep company."Top 10 List:1. University of Colorado at Boulder, 1002. University of Washington at Seattle, 983. Middlebury College, 984. University of Vermont, 975. College of the Atlantic, 976. Evergreen State College, 96.57. University of California at Santa Cruz, 968. University of California at Berkeley, 969. University of California at Los Angeles, 9610. Oberlin College, 95What are your experiences with the actual "greenness" of the schools on this list? Anyone feel their school was overlooked/doesn't belong?I hope next years list will show all Top 10 schools with scores of 100, instead of just one.Article from Sierra Club.