Pitt was again recognized as one of America’s “Coolest Schools” by Sierra Magazine. The University moved up 120 places to rank in Sierra’s Top 125 Cool Schools nationwide in 2021, based on continued sustainability advancements and our AASHE STARS Gold rating certification achieved earlier this year.
What is Cool Schools?
Published by Sierra Club, Sierra magazine has been ranking of America’s most sustainable colleges and universities since 2011. In 2021, “Cool Schools” designations were based on AASHE STARS documentation and an additional questionnaire. Learn more about Sierra’s Cool Schools methodology.