UF moves up to #55 in Sierra Club ranking of “Cool Schools”

Published: August 11th, 2015

Category: News

GAINESVILLE, Fla — For the first time in five years, the University of Florida has been ranked in Sierra Club’s “Cool Schools” program, making the leap from #84 in 2010 to #55 for 2015. The program, which is designed to rank America’s greenest universities, scores each participating school based on a variety of criteria ranging from sustainability-related course offerings and faculty research involvement to vegan food options available on campus. UF earned 655.69 points out of a possible 1,000, ranking above 98 other universities. To view UF’s report and the full rankings of participating schools, visit http://www.sierraclub.org/sierra/2015-5-september-october/cool-schools-2015/full-ranking.

For additional information, e-mail info@sustainability.ufl.edu

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