UMass Boston Named in Princeton Review’s Top ‘Green Colleges’ Guide for Second Time

April 23, 2011

Office of Communications


For the second year in a row, the University of Massachusetts Boston has been named in The Princeton Review's Guide to 311 Green Colleges for its longstanding commitment to sustainability.

The Princeton Review partners with the U.S. Green Building Council to produce the guide, which evaluates colleges and universities on their environmentally-related policies, practices, campus infrastructure, and academic offerings. The guide was released on the eve of Earth Day.

The Princeton Review chose the 311 schools based on a 50-question survey sent to administrators from more than 700 colleges across the United States and Canada on their institution's sustainability-related policies, practices and programs in summer 2010.

"College-bound students are increasingly interested in sustainability issues," said Robert Franek, senior vice president for publishing for The Princeton Review.

The Princeton Review applauded UMass Boston in several areas:

Find out more about UMass Boston's environmental initiatives at UMBe Green