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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 Washington, Seattle

Seattle, WA, US

Rating Score Liaison Submission Date President's Letter
Expired Expired Claudia Frere-Anderson Oct. 17, 2012 Download


Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 43,307
Number of Undergraduate Students 28,118
Number of Graduate Students 11,413
Full-time Equivalent Employees 29,870
Institution type Master
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 2,305,600,000
Percentage of students that are Residential 70.5
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter Not Available
Percentage of students that are On-line only 1.0
Gross square feet of building space 13,137,562.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 2,403,236.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 139.0
Acres of undeveloped land 110.0
Climate region Marine

Campus Features

Feature Is Present? Is Included in Report
Agricultural School No No
Medical School Yes Yes
Pharmacy School Yes Yes
Public Health Yes Yes
Veterinary School No No
Satellite Yes No
Hospital Yes Yes
Farm Yes (1.2 acres) Yes
Agricultural experiment station No No
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Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Complete
Employee Commute Modal Split Complete
Bicycle Sharing Complete
Facilities for Bicyclists Complete
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Complete
Mass Transit Programs Complete
Condensed Work Week Complete
Telecommuting Complete
Carpool/Vanpool Matching Complete
Cash-out of Parking Complete
Carpool Discount Complete
Local Housing Complete
Prohibiting Idling Complete
Car Sharing 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.