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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.

STARS Dashboard

Data Last Updated: April 21, 2015, 8:39 a.m.

STARS Ratings

Platinum 1
Gold 75
Silver 124
Bronze 44
Reporter 19

Totals for all versions of STARS.

STARS Registrations and Submissions

Registrations 528
Submissions 304
Renewals 605

STARS Full Access registrations, report submissions, and subscription renewals over time (cumulative).

Average Category Scores

Education & Research (ER) 52.99%
Operations (OP) 39.57%
Planning, Administration & Engagement (PAE) 57.77%

Average scores for all STARS Rated institutions under STARS 1.0-1.2.

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STARS Institutions Breakdown

Participating and/or Rated 365
Current STARS Participants 235
Rated Institutions 263
AASHE Members 336
ACUPCC Signatories 195
US Institutions 315
Canadian Institutions 39
International Pilot Participants 9
Charter STARS Participants 229
STARS Pilot Participants 50

Note: The figures listed above all apply to institutions that either have a valid STARS rating or Full Access subscription, with the exception of Charter and Pilot Participants, who may or may not be rated or current subscribers.

For the purposes of this table, "STARS Participants" includes only those institutions that have a valid full access subscription."Rated Institutions" includes all institutions with a valid rating, regardless of how many reports they have submitted.

"international Pilot Participants" only includes those institutions that participated in the 2012-13 Pilot and currently have a valid rating and/or full access subscription.

AASHE believes transparency is a key component in communicating sustainability claims. STARS data are made publicly available, and can be used in research and publications, provided that certain Data Use Guidelines are met.