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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

Maharishi University of Management

Fairfield, IA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Expired Expired David Fisher April 11, 2014 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 1,012
Number of Undergraduate Students 377
Number of Graduate Students 853
Full-time Equivalent Employees 200
Institution type Baccalaureate
Institutional control Private non-profit
Endowment size 0
Percentage of students that are Residential 57.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 41.0
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 2.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.0
Gross square feet of building space 950,000.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 12,000.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 40.0
Acres of undeveloped land 75.0
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 No (3.0 acres) Yes
Agricultural experiment station No (3 acres) Yes

Additional Details

We have an organic student garden (1/4 acre) as well as a 1 acre organic greenhouse. Additionally we have a year round, indoor composting facility and a larger outdoor composting facility where all food waste from the cafeteria are processed.

Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 Not Started

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.