USGBC, Princeton release college guide
The Princeton Review's Guide to 322 Green Colleges: 2012 Edition contains information on 322 colleges and universities that the U.S. Green Building Council and Princeton editors say are committed to sustainability in structures, academics and activities.
"College-bound students are increasingly interested in sustainability issues," said Princeton Review Senior Vice President and Publisher Robert Franek. "Among 7,445 college applicants who participated in our 2012 'College Hopes & Worries Survey,' nearly seven out of 10 - 68 percent- told us that having information about a school's commitment to the environment would influence their decision to apply to or attend the school. Together with USGBC, we are pleased to make this free resource available to all students seeking to attend colleges that practice, teach and support environmentally-responsible choices. To that end, we highly recommend the terrific schools in this book."
Rachel Gutter, director of the Center for Green Schools, said interest in environmentally conscious schools among parents and prospective students has never been stronger.
“Colleges and universities need to demonstrate a deep commitment to sustainability to the 68 percent of students who say that a school's commitment to sustainability is part of their decision making process," Gutter said. "We're glad to be able to offer a resource like The Princeton Review Guide to help make our future college student's decisions a little easier."
The guide is available for viewinghere .