Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 31.76
Liaison Jonathan Ehrlich
Submission Date Dec. 17, 2019

STARS v2.2

United World College-USA
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.26 / 8.00 Todd Austin
Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives
President's Office
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Has the institution adopted one or more sustainability learning outcomes that apply to the entire student body or, at minimum, to the institution's predominant student body?:

Which of the following best describes the sustainability learning outcomes?:

A list of the institution level sustainability learning outcomes:

Total number of graduates from degree programs:

Number of graduates from degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

A brief description of how the figure above was determined:

Each year, UWC-USA has approximately 120 new students. The following numbers in parentheses represent the number of students who took and/or are taking Environmental Systems & Society, i.e., a sustainabiltiy-focused course, in each of the following graduating class of 2019 (30), 2020 (29), 2021 (40). The average across the three class is 33.

A list of degree programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

The International Baccalaureate offers a two-year class entitled "Environmental Systems and Society."

Documentation supporting the figure reported above (upload):

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that require an understanding of the concept of sustainability:

Website URL where information about the sustainability learning outcomes is available:

Additional documentation to support the submission:

Instructions from Jordan Schanda of AASHE: "For Part 2 of AC-2, we suggest you report the total number of students that have taken sustainability-focused courses (since you don’t technically have degree programs, concentrations or similar)." (Email Correspondence, November 12, 2019)

The information presented here is self-reported. While AASHE staff review portions of all STARS reports and institutions are welcome to seek additional forms of review, the data in STARS reports are not verified by AASHE. If you believe any of this information is erroneous or inconsistent with credit criteria, please review the process for inquiring about the information reported by an institution or simply email your inquiry to stars@aashe.org.