Most Students Studying Abroad

Embarking on a study abroad program – whether it's for a few weeks or an entire school year – allows students to escape their comfort zones, navigate foreign cities and experience other cultures and customs. Studying at a foreign university also gives students a chance to experience college life outside of the U.S., which can be drastically different than at their home university. Some of the schools listed below believe studying abroad to be such a valuable learning experience that they require every undergraduate student to do so. The schools on this list had the highest percentage of 2012 graduating seniors who participated in study abroad programs during their undergraduate years.

School 2012 graduates participating in programs
Union College

Schenectady, NY

Connecticut College

New London, CT

Hollins University

Roanoke, VA

Middlebury College

Middlebury, VT

Sewanee—​University of the South

Sewanee, TN

Macalester College

St. Paul, MN

St. Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City, MD

Trinity College

Hartford, CT

Wake Forest University

Winston-Salem, NC

Dickinson College

Carlisle, PA


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