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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 v1.2

Ferrum College

Ferrum, VA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Expired Expired Chekka Lash July 29, 2013 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 1,548
Number of Undergraduate Students 1,548
Number of Graduate Students 0
Full-time Equivalent Employees 297
Institution type Baccalaureate
Institutional control Private non-profit
Endowment size 42,800,000
Percentage of students that are Residential 89.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 9.5
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 1.5
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.0
Gross square feet of building space 901,893.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 7,500.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 123.0
Acres of undeveloped land 396.0
Climate region Mixed-Humid

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School Yes Yes
Medical School No No
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital No No
Farm Yes Yes
Agricultural experiment station No No
Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Not Pursuing
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Not Pursuing
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing
Snow and Ice Removal Not Pursuing
Landscape Waste Composting Complete
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Not Pursuing
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Bicycle Sharing Not Pursuing
Facilities for Bicyclists Not Pursuing
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Not Pursuing
Mass Transit Programs Not Pursuing
Condensed Work Week Not Pursuing
Telecommuting Not Pursuing
Carpool/Vanpool Matching Not Pursuing
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing
Carpool Discount Not Pursuing
Local Housing Not Pursuing
Prohibiting Idling Not Pursuing
Car Sharing Not Pursuing
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Not Started
Innovation 2 Not Started
Innovation 3 Not Started
Innovation 4 Not Started
Credit Status
New Student Orientation Not Pursuing
Food Education Not Pursuing
Food and Beverage Purchases Not Pursuing
Confinement-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Vegetarian-Fed Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Hormone-Free Food Purchases Not Pursuing
Seafood Purchases Not Started
Dishware Not Started
Energy Initiatives Not Started
Energy Use by Type Not Started
Procurement Not Pursuing
Bike Sharing Not Started
Water Initiatives Not Started
Endowment Not Started
Sustainability Staffing Complete

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.