The University of Cincinnati recognizes its role as a leader in sustainable practice, research, and education. UC seeks to consider the environmental, social, and economic impacts of its decisions and commits to incorporating the concept of sustainability into its academic and research programs; the design, operation, and maintenance of its buildings and landscapes; and its organizational structure and management.
The Princeton Review, in collaboration with the Center for Green Schools at the USGBC, has released the fourth annual edition of its free Guide to Green Colleges. The guide recognizes the nation's most environmentally responsible colleges, but does not provide rankings. UC has been included in the guide each year it has been published. UC received an overall green score of 95.