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STARS Certified


Bentley University achieved a STARS Gold rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE).


AASHE's Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, and Rating System (STARS) is a holistic measure of campus sustainability efforts. Beyond financial payback, STARS affirms the merit of sustainability programs that aim to increase awareness, engagement, and environmental stewardship.

Read Bentley’s entire STARS report.

Credits Earned:


 At Bentley, there is a well-integrated sustainability curriculum for undergraduates with more than twenty sustainability courses and two majors dedicated to sustainability.


Campus engagement:

Student organizations, engaged employees, and sustainability communication on campus


GHG emissions reduction efforts: 

Bentley has reduced greenhouse gases from electr5icity by 20% since 2008. Renewable energy credits offset the campus’s remaining electricity use.


Learn more about how Bentley compares to other STARS-rated institutions.

Read more about STARS in The Vanguard, Bentley’s student newspaper.