Fifteen LEED-certified buildings and years of sustainability efforts landed Grand Valley State University on Princeton Review's highest green rating in Michigan.
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Grand Valley State University received the highest "green" rating among Michigan's colleges and universities, according to an annual report by The Princeton Review.The Princeton Review, renowned for its reports concerning institutions of higher education, conducted its second annual Green Ratings report that covered 697 institutions in the United States.
The rating is based on a scale of 60-99, considering the institutions' environmental friendliness and environmentally related practices, policies and academic offerings. Grand Valley received a rating of 98; the rest of the top four for Michigan were Michigan State University (93), Western Michigan University (92), and University of Michigan (89). Nationwide, only 15 institutions earned the top rating of 99; none of them were in the Midwest.
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