University of Medan Area is one of the private universities that is very concerned about the environment. It is proved by UMA’s participation in the environmental evaluation At the age of 35 years, UMA already has 7 faculties with 20 study programs, 3 of which are management, agribusiness, and public administration study programs that have been accredited A and others with the accreditation B.

UMA has also been involved in the participation of Greenmetrics and even it has its own management of greenmetrics under the rector’s responsibility and is chaired by the dean of biology faculty.
The management is divided according to greenmetric fields which consist of 6 divisions, i.e: Setting & Infrastructure (SI), Energy & Climate Change (EC), Waste (WS), Water (WT), Transportation (TR), and Education & Research (ED).