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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

West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, PA, US


Rating Score Liaison Submission Date Executive Letter
Expired Expired Bradley Flamm July 31, 2012 Download

Characteristics

Full-time Equivalent Enrollment 13,747
Number of Undergraduate Students 12,834
Number of Graduate Students 2,266
Full-time Equivalent Employees 1,421
Institution type Baccalaureate
Institutional control Public
Endowment size 21,801,840
Percentage of students that are Residential 41.0
Percentage of students that are Full-time commuter 62.0
Percentage of students that are Part-time commuter 99.0
Percentage of students that are On-line only 0.8
Gross square feet of building space 3,092,529.0
Gross square feet of laboratory space 160,688.0
Acres of cultivated grounds 50.0
Acres of undeveloped land 122.0
Climate region Mixed-Humid

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
Credit Status
Integrated Pest Management Not Pursuing
Native Plants Complete
Wildlife Habitat Complete
Tree Campus USA Not Pursuing
Snow and Ice Removal Not Pursuing
Landscape Waste Composting Complete
Credit Status
Campus Fleet Complete
Student Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing
Employee Commute Modal Split Not Pursuing
Bicycle Sharing Not Pursuing
Facilities for Bicyclists Not Pursuing
Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan Not Pursuing
Mass Transit Programs Complete
Condensed Work Week Not Pursuing
Telecommuting Not Pursuing
Carpool/Vanpool Matching Complete
Cash-out of Parking Not Pursuing
Carpool Discount Not Pursuing
Local Housing Not Pursuing
Prohibiting Idling Not Pursuing
Car Sharing Not Pursuing
Credit Status
Water Consumption Complete
Stormwater Management Complete
Waterless Urinals Not Pursuing
Building Water Metering Not Pursuing
Non-Potable Water Usage Not Pursuing
Xeriscaping Not Pursuing
Weather-Informed Irrigation Not Pursuing
Credit Status
Innovation 1 Not Pursuing
Innovation 2 Not Pursuing
Innovation 3 Not Pursuing
Innovation 4 Not Pursuing

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.