KALAMAZOO (WWJ) – Three colleges in Michigan have made a list of the top 50 in the country that are eco-friendly and affordable. Western Michigan University comes in at 13th – which came as no surprise to Western’s Cheryl Roland.

“We are one of the few institutions in the country where the students have really said that sustainability is a priority and they wanted to both support our sustainability office and fund student research projects on sustainability,” said Roland.

“One of the things we are well-known for and just a few weeks ago we were noted as one of the five most electric car friendly campuses – in the nation – with 22 charging stations on campus.”

Best Choice Schools’ also puts Central Michigan and Grand Valley State in the top 50, ranked 22nd and 37th , respectively.

According to the website all of the schools on this list have unique structures or lifestyle characteristics that make them leaders in sustainability.

Take a look at 50 Great Affordable Eco-Friendly Colleges.

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