The University of Colorado at Boulder, George Washington University and the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Va., sent the most volunteers to the Peace Corps last year in their respective categories, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported.
The University of Colorado at Boulder outpaced other large universities with 112 undergraduate alumni currently serving as Peace Corps volunteers overseas. In the medium school category, George Washington University ranked No. 1 for the fourth consecutive year, with 78 undergraduate alumni serving overseas. And, for the second straight year, the University of Mary Washington topped the small school category, with 29 undergraduate alumni currently serving.
The University of Florida earned the top spot in the graduate school category with 30 currently serving volunteers holding master’s degrees from the school. Historically, the University of California, Berkeley, maintains the all-time top rank, with 3,497 Peace Corps volunteer alumni.