The Sierra Club’s annual list of the coolest schools in the nation is out and a new winner was crowned this year. The University of Connecticut (UConn) ousted the University of California at Davis to become the Coolest School in the nation for 2013.
Sierra Club’s Ten Coolest Schools 2013
- University of Connecticut
- Dickinson College
- University of California, Irvine
- University of California at Davis
- Cornell University
- Green Mountain College
- Stanford University
- Georgia Institute of Technology
- American University
- University of California, Santa Barbara
There are several new schools on this year’s list including Dickinson College, Cornell University, Green Mountain College, American University and the University of California, Santa Barbara.
So what goes into the Sierra Club Cool Schools list? The nonprofit organization assesses participating schools in dozens of categories including the availability of a bicycle-sharing program, telecommuting programs for employees, waste diversion, a climate action plan, sustainable investments and more.
Find out how your school scored by visiting the Sierra Club Cool Schools website.