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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

University of San Diego

San Diego, CA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Expired Expired Alison Sanchirico March 11, 2014 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 7,585
Number of Undergraduate Students 5,457
Number of Graduate Students 2,648
Full-time Equivalent Employees 1,903
Institution type Baccalaureate
Institutional control Private non-profit
Endowment size 345,600,000
Percentage of students that are Residential 31.35
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 53.21
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 11.87
Percentage of students that are On-line only 3.57
Gross square feet of building space 3,226,969.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space Not Available
Acres of cultivated grounds 106.0
Acres of undeveloped land 82.0
Climate region Marine

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School No No
Pharmacy School No No
Public Health No No
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital No No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No

Additional Details

The data such as Full Time Equivalent Student numbers, number of residents, etc used in the boundary are for the 2012 Fall/ 2013 Spring Academic Year, as this is the latest year that most data entered in the submission was available for. However, for certain specific credits, data from 2013 Fall is available and is used. The current full time enrollment is 8321 and FTE is 7777

Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Not Pursuing
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing
Snow and Ice Removal Not Applicable
Landscape Waste Composting Complete
The university offers a free electronic waste recycling drop off for all USD employees, students and to the general public. In addition to e-waste, the center also accepts old batteries, light bulbs, and ink cartridges ... read more
Credit Status
Community Sustainability Partnerships Complete
Inter-Campus Collaboration on Sustainability Complete
Sustainability in Continuing Education Complete
Community Service Participation Complete
Community Service Hours Complete
Sustainability Policy Advocacy Complete
Trademark Licensing Not Pursuing
Graduation Pledge Not Pursuing
Community Service on Transcripts Complete
Farmers' Market Not Pursuing
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Complete
Innovation 2 Complete
Innovation 3 Complete
Innovation 4 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.