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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 v1.0

University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Namita Koppa Feb. 13, 2012 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 28,084
Number of Undergraduate Students 22,167
Number of Graduate Students 4,469
Full-time Equivalent Employees 5,348
Institution type Master
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 493,895,804
Percentage of students that are Residential 36.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 57.6
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 15.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.0
Gross square feet of building space 12,454,921.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 1,434,963.0
Acres of cultivated grounds Not Available
Acres of undeveloped land Not Available
Climate region Hot-Humid

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School No No
Pharmacy School Yes Yes
Public Health Yes Yes
Veterinary School No No
Satellite No No
Hospital No No
Farm No No
Agricultural experiment station No No
Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Complete
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Complete
Snow and Ice Removal Not Applicable
Compost Complete
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.