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Green Colleges

The 15 Most Environmentally Responsible Colleges

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 04.18.2015 | College

Some higher education institutions are leading the way in environmental responsibility, and the Princeton Review has recognized them in their annual r...

Harvard President Affirms Anti-Divestment Stance

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 10.04.2013 | Green

Harvard's multibillion-dollar endowment will continue to include investments in the fossil fuel industry, university president Drew Faust affirmed in ...

From the Farm to the Classroom

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.12.2013 | Green
Maria Rodale

Taylor Wilmot '13 (apprentice) and Megan Moody '13 (apprentice) plant seedlings at Dickinson College Farm in Boiling Springs, PA. Jenn Halpin (directo...

Turning the University Inside Out

Michael K. Young | Posted 05.07.2013 | College
Michael K. Young

The energy and commitment of our students are powerful testaments to the exceptional efficacy of colleges and universities to lead the way to sustainability. We provide laboratories for future advances, as well as for what works now.

America's Greenest Colleges: SIERRA Magazine List (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Alyssa Creamer | Posted 08.15.2012 | College

Last year, 20,000 students hopped on bicycles and rode to the No. 1 most eco-friendly school, according to SIERRA magazine's sixth annual ranking of A...

5 Ways Colleges Are Getting Greener

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 05.07.2012 | College

It's not easy being green, but that's not stopping colleges that have promised to shrink their carbon footprints. Efforts to go green are often lin...

The Greenest Colleges

Posted 06.18.2012 | College

Is the environment important to you? It might be wise to consider a "green" college. The Princeton Review got together with the U.S. Green Build...

Teens Turning Green

Rachel Geiger | Posted 02.15.2012 | College
Rachel Geiger

None of the finalists will forget Green University. We will carry what we have learned into 2012 and the future. After all, the eco-friendly word isn't going to spread itself!

The Greenest Dorm In The World?

Posted 11.19.2011 | Green

A university in the U.K. has reportedly built one of the greenest buildings in the world -- and it's all for the kids. During this year's British Scie...

Green Tips For Dorm Living

Posted 10.24.2011 | Green

From St. Lawrence University: Students heading off to college know that Target, Lands End, Wal-Mart and other retailers devote entire sections to h...

The Greenest Colleges

Posted 06.22.2011 | College

Is your school ready for Earth Day? This year, the Princeton Review partnered with the U.S. Green Building Council to evaluate 703 postsecondary i...


Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

More and more schools are taking initiative to decrease their environmental impact -- but only a few can take the top green spots. Here are the school...

Top 12 Of The Greenest College Cafeterias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Big-name schools are overhauling their food services by buying local and organic ingredients, catering to vegetarians, composting waste, saving energy...

Bill Clinton Urges College Campuses To Go Green | Chicago Sun Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Former President Bill Clinton exhorted university officials from around the country to do a better job leading the way on making their campus building...

Top 15 Greenest Colleges (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Princeton Review just came out with a list of the green honor roll for 15 colleges across the country based on their eco-friendly practices and su...

Top 15 Greenest Colleges

Mother Nature Network | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The colleges were among 697 institutions that The Princeton Review included in their green ratings system. The green ratings were determined by using ...

GREEN FEES: College Students Demand To Pay Their Own Way To Renewables

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green Inc. reports that college students are asking for tuition increases and less beer. OK, maybe just tuition increases, but it still seems unlikely...

Students Talk About Taking Green Back Home (VIDEO)

Democracy Now | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Democracy Now put together this great video piece interviewing a diverse group of attendees at last week's PowerShift conference, showing students who...

Free Bikes For Students Who Pledge Not To Drive

New York Times | Katie Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BIDDEFORD, Me. -- When Kylie Galliani started at the University of New England in August, she was given a key to her dorm, a class schedule and someth...

Why U.S. News Hasn't Ranked 'America's Best Green Colleges'—Yet

Maura Judkis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Maura Judkis

We didn't do any green rankings this year because our rankings are complicated, and we want to make sure any ranking is done well.

Green College "Honor Roll:" Which Schools Made The Grade?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The green movement seems to be relocating to college campuses across the nation. The 2009 edition of the Princeton Review's "Best 368 Colleges" develo...

Top Ten Green Colleges | Jennifer Hattam | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Oberlin College's environmental accomplishments are music to a tree hugger's ears. A third of the food served in its dining halls is produced locally,...