Whether they’re concerned about the climate catastrophe, saving animals, or improving their health, more and more young people are recognizing the benefits of going vegan. According to the Good Food Institute, the sales of animal-free foods grew three times faster than overall food sales in 2021. Research shows that Gen Zers specifically view going vegan as a way to promote compassion toward animals, address the climate catastrophe, lower their carbon footprint, and promote sustainability. Check out which universities are moving with the times and offering vegan options!
We assess completed questionnaires and the dining hall menus of thousands of colleges and universities across the country and then grade the schools to help you determine how your current or prospective one stacks up. If you’re a current student, always remember that you have considerable power to effect change. Learn how to start a campaign to get more vegan options on your campus.