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Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 02/05/2013

Peace Corps releases 2013 ranking of colleges that produce the most volunteers


Yes, yes, the college ranking craze has hit even the public service sector. Today, the Peace Corps plans to publicly release its latest ranking of colleges and universities that produced the most volunteers during their last fiscal year, as self-reported by the volunteers.

Here are those lists, provided to The Washington Post:

Large Colleges and Universities

1) University of Washington (107 volunteers)

1) University of Florida (107)

3) University of Wisconsin-Madison (103)

4) University of Colorado Boulder (93)

4) University of Michigan (93)

6) University of California, Los Angeles (85)

6) University of California, Berkeley (85)

8) University of Oregon (82)

9) The Ohio State University, Columbus (80)

10) Michigan State University (76)

10) University of California, Santa Barbara (76)

12) Colorado State University (72)

13) University of California, San Diego (70)

14) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (62)

14) Arizona State University, Tempe (62)

16) The University of Texas at Austin (61)

17) University of California, Davis (60)

17) University of California, Santa Cruz (60)

19) Boston University (59)

20) University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (58)

21) University of Virginia (55)

21) Pennsylvania State University, University Park (55)

23) University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (54)

24) University of Maryland, College Park (53)

25) University of Georgia (51)

Medium Colleges and Universities

1) Western Washington University (73 volunteers)

2) American University (55)

3) George Washington University (53)

4) Cornell University (40)

5) University of Vermont (37)

6) Boston College (36)

7) University of Idaho (33)

8) Georgetown University (31)

9) College of William & Mary (30)

9) College of Charleston (30)

11) Miami University, Ohio (28)

12) Emory University (27)

12) University of Montana (27)

12) University of New Hampshire (27)

15) Tufts University (26)

16) Montana State University (25)

16) Humboldt State University (25)

18) University of Notre Dame (23)

18) Loyola University Chicago (23)

18) Northwestern University (23)

18) Tulane University (23)

18) Washington University in St. Louis (23)

18) University of Denver (23)

24) Johns Hopkins University (22)

24) University of Hawaii at Manoa (22)

Small Colleges and Universities

1) Gonzaga University (24)

2) St. Olaf College (22)

3) University of Mary Washington (21)

4) Oberlin College & Conservatory (20)

5) Seattle University (19)

6) Colorado College (18)

7) Denison University (17)

8) University of Puget Sound (16)

8) Lewis and Clark College (16)

8) Carleton College (16)

8) Evergreen State College (16)

8) St. Mary’s College of Maryland (16)

8) Smith College (16)

8) Whitman College (16)

8) Kenyon College (16)

8) Dickinson College (16)

8) Grinnell College (16)

18) Case Western Reserve University (15)

18) Macalester College (15)

18) Mount Holyoke College (15)

18) Hamilton College (15)

18) Pacific Lutheran University (15)

23) Dartmouth College (14)

23) Willamette University (14)

23) Bucknell University (14)

23) Colby College (14)

23) Allegheny College (14)

Graduate Schools

1) University of Florida (26)

2) University of Denver (20)

2) University of Washington (20)

4) Tulane University (16)

5) Colorado State University (15)

For more information about the Peace Corps, you can visit their web site: peacecorps.gov.

By  |  09:41 AM ET, 02/05/2013

 
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