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Illinois named to 2015 Green Honor Roll

Posted by Morgan White on August 13, 2014


I am pleased to announce that last week your school was named to our 2015 Green Honor Roll. The Princeton Review – known for its education services helping students choose and get in to colleges – reported its seventh annual "Green Ratings" of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99.

We tallied the rating for 861 institutions based on our institutional surveys of colleges in 2013-14 concerning their environmentally related practices, policies and academic offerings. 

Twenty-four colleges, including yours, received the highest possible score (99) in the Princeton Review tallies this year. The list, which appears on our website at: and in "The Best 379 Colleges" includes:

(in alphabetical order)

  • American University (Washington, DC)
  • Colgate University (Hamilton, NY)
  • Colorado State University (Fort Collins, CO)
  • Columbia University (New York, NY)
  • Cornell University (Ithaca, NY)
  • Dickinson College (Carlisle, PA)
  • Georgia Institute of Technology (Atlanta, GA)
  • Green Mountain College (Poultney, VT)
  • Harvard College (Cambridge, MA)
  • Iowa State University (Ames, IA)
  • Lewis & Clark College (Portland, OR)
  • Portland State University (Portland, OR)
  • Santa Clara University (Santa Clara, CA)
  • Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA)
  • State University of New York—Stony Brook University (Stony Brook, NY)
  • University of California, Irvine (Irvine, CA)
  • University of California, Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
  • University of Colorado at Colorado Springs (Colorado Springs, CO)
  • University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Urbana, IL)
  • University of Massachusetts Amherst (Amherst, MA)
  • University of New Hampshire (Durham, NH)
  • University of Vermont (Burlington, VT)
  • University of Victoria (Victoria, British Columbia, Canada)
  • University of Washington (Seattle, WA)

You may find the full press release on our website here:  

Please feel free to use this release in your own publicity or promotion outreaches.

Should you have any questions regarding your rating or our green honor roll please contact me directly at 888-347-7737 ext 1237, ( Media queries can be directed to our publicist, Jeanne Krier, at 212-539-1350.

Thank you for your participation in this project.  It has helped insure that we convey accurate, up-to-date information about your school to millions of visitors to our website and to those who will use our guide The Best 379 Colleges.


Stephen Koch

Student Survey Manager

The Princeton Review