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College students are flocking to 'green' degrees, careers

August 3, 2009

An increased interest in the environment and growth in the "green collar" job sector has led colleges and universities to incorporate sustainability into their programs.

David Soto of The Princeton Review says student interest is driving colleges to create programs that offer training in sustainability. Two-thirds of students surveyed for the company's recent "College Hopes and Worries" survey said a college's "environmental commitment" would be a factor in where they applied.

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