Chatham ranked as one of the twenty most sustainable colleges in North America by Sierra Magazine


Chatham University has been ranked #14 out of 282 ranked schools in the nation for the 2019 Sierra Magazine “Cool Schools” ranking.

Each of the schools ranked in the top 20 have displayed a deep and thorough commitment to protecting the environment, addressing climate change, and encouraging environmental responsibility through their curriculum and on-campus operations. Using a customized scoring system, Sierra’s researchers ranked colleges and universities based on academic criteria like environmentally-focused curriculum, student engagement with environmental activism, operations such as renewable energy generation and waste management, and schools’ planning and administrative standards.

The full ranking of 282 colleges and universities, including each school’s completed questionnaire, is online at

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