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The Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System™ (STARS) is a transparent, self-reporting framework for colleges and universities to measure their sustainability performance.

Overall Rating Gold
Overall Score 67.06
Liaison Allie Schwartz
Submission Date April 14, 2015
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STARS v2.0

Columbia University
IC-1: Institutional Boundary

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete N/A
"---" indicates that no data was submitted for this field

Institution type (Associate, Baccalaureate, Doctorate, or Master's):
Doctorate

Institutional control:
Private for profit

Which campus features are present and included in the institutional boundary?:
Present? Included?
Agricultural school No No
Medical school Yes No
Pharmacy school No No
Public health school Yes No
Veterinary school No No
Satellite campus Yes No
Hospital No No
Farm larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No
Agricultural experiment station larger than 5 acres or 2 hectares No No

Reason for excluding agricultural school:

There is no agricultural school present at Columbia University.


Reason for excluding medical school:

The baseline years for the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) quantitative data are not close enough together to the Morningside baseline numbers be able to provide one data point. We will be fully transparent with our medical center data, however, the numbers provided in the report reflect only the Morningside campus, Studebaker, and Baker field.


Reason for excluding pharmacy school:

There is no pharmacy school at Columbia University.


Reason for excluding public health school:

The baseline years for the Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) quantitative data are not close enough together to the Morningside baseline numbers be able to provide one data point. We will be fully transparent with our medical center data, however, the numbers provided in the report reflect only the Morningside campus, Studebaker, and Baker field.


Reason for excluding veterinary school:

There is no veterinary school present at Columbia University.


Reason for excluding satellite campus:

Columbia's satellite campuses are under separate management.


Reason for excluding hospital:

Columbia University does not have any hospitals directly affiliated.


Reason for excluding farm:

Columbia University does not own a farm.


Reason for excluding agricultural experiment station:

Columbia University does not have an agricultural experiment station


Narrative:
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The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution and complete the Data Inquiry Form.