Study abroad programs, such as those at the schools listed below, involve
substantial academic work—a year or a semester or an intensive
experience equal to a course—and considerable interaction between
the student and the culture.
In spring 2012 we invited college presidents, chief academic officers,
deans of students, and deans of admissions from more than 1,500 schools
to nominate up to 10 institutions with stellar examples of study abroad
Colleges and universities that were mentioned most often are listed here,
in alphabetical order.