The University Ranked Among the Top Green Colleges by the Princeton Review

UH Profiled as an Environmentally Responsible School

The Princeton Review has selected the University of Houston as one of the most environmentally responsible colleges in North America. The University's commitment to sustainability practice and education was recognized in The Princeton Review's 2021 Guide to Green Colleges. In the 2021 edition, 416 colleges were profiled based on a survey of administrators at nearly 700 colleges in 2019–20 concerning their institutions' sustainability-related policies, practices, and programs. Survey topics ranged from academic offerings and campus initiatives to career preparation for "green" jobs. Among those selected, 393 are in the U.S., 22 are in Canada, and one in Greece.

The guidebook's editors analyzed more than 25 survey data points to evaluate commitment to sustainability and tally Green Rating scores for the schools on a scale of 60 to 99. Colleges that earned a Green Rating of 80 or higher made it into the guide. With this year’s listing, UH has now been featured eight times.

Colleges that earned a Green Rating of 99 were also highlighted in The Princeton Review's earlier reported Green Honor Roll in August 2020, as well as this guide. The 416 schools are listed alphabetically and not ranked overall from 1 to 416. The full list is available to download at