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Maharishi University of Management Ranked #4 in Top Environmental Science Universities

Fairfield, Iowa (PRWEB) March 07, 2015 has released its first annual Top Environmental Science Schools rankings — and we are excited to announce that Maharishi University of Management has been ranked #4 on their list.

The rankings are based on published surveys, student data, and other school and career data collected through several sources, including The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and National Center for Education Statistics (NCES).

“Our school has one of the higher percentages of its students who want to make a career in sustainability. That reflects very positively on the environmental awareness of the school as a whole,” says David Fisher, Chair of the Sustainable Living Department and Director of the MA program in Sustainable Living.

Maharishi University of Management is located in Fairfield, Iowa. The Sustainable Living undergraduate and Master’s programs teach students about the impact humans have on the planet through a transdisciplinary, project-based approach to higher education. Five tracks are available through the BA program:

Fundamentals of Sustainability

Renewable Energy

Agriculture and Food

Policy & Social Change

Sustainability and the Built Environment

The MA program is based around:

Deep Sustainability

Advanced Ecological Design

Cultural Competence

Holistic Community Development

Additionally, the Sustainable Living department conducts classes in a net zero energy environment that is student managed.

Founded in 1971, Maharishi University of Management (MUM) offers Consciousness-Based℠ Education, a traditional academic curriculum enhanced with practice of the Transcendental Meditation® technique, which reduces stress, develops total brain functioning and better health, and cultivates creativity and intelligence. Students are encouraged to follow a more sustainable daily schedule that balances study, exercise, meditation, and rest, without the typical college burnout. All aspects of campus life nourish the body and mind, including organic vegetarian meals served fresh daily. Located in Fairfield, Iowa, MUM is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and offers bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in the arts, sciences, humanities, and business. Visitors Weekends are held throughout the year. For more information, call the Admissions Office at 800-369-6480 or visit the MUM webpage.

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