#3 University of Vermont 
at Burlington 10,750 students, Burlington, Vermont

Don't know which lightbulb to buy? If you lived on campus at the University of Vermont, home of the Catamounts, you'd know whom to ask. Dorm volunteers offer fellow students green guidance.

Food: Buys 35 percent of dining-hall food from local farmers.
Energy: Supplies 60 percent of campus power needs with renewable energy.
Waste: Composts more than 20 tons of waste each month.
Transportation: Students and faculty ride free on biodiesel-powered shuttles.

Investments: Recently created a socially responsible investments committee but hasn't implemented its policies.

If you go Rent discounted snowshoes, telemark skis, or a canoe from the UVM Outing Club.

Score: 91

Photo by Mario Morgado; used with permission.