Peace Corps Rankings 2012

Following are some of the top performers on the 2012 survey of top Peace Corps volunteer-producing colleges and universities:

University of Colorado Boulder - For the second straight year, the University of Colorado Boulder is ranked No. 1 in the country for graduates serving as Peace Corps volunteers with 112 undergraduate alumni currently serving around the world.

Western Washington University - It is ranked 2nd among the top medium-sized colleges and universities with alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers in the 2012 rankings. The University also has more alumni serving than a number of notable institutions including Boston College, Georgetown University, University of Notre Dame, Syracuse University, Tufts University, and Brown University.

University of Vermont - It is ranked 5th on the 2012 top Peace Corps volunteer-producing colleges and universities in the category of medium-sized institutions. There are currently 42 undergraduate alumni serving overseas. University of Vermont alumni are currently serving as volunteers in Azerbaijan, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Eastern Caribbean, El Salvador, Fiji, Gambia, Honduras, Jamaica, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Mali, Mexico, Mongolia, Nicaragua, Philippines, Senegal, Swaziland, Tanzania, Ukraine, Uganda, Vanuatu and Zambia.

Boston College - It is ranked 7th in the 'medium size' category. Boston College alumni are currently serving as volunteers in Albania, Burkina Faso. Cameroon, Cape Verde, China, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Lesotho, Madagascar, Macedonia, Mali, Mozambique, Morocco, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Peru, Romania, Ukraine and Zambia.

Mount Holyoke College (MHC) - With 17 alumnae currently serving as volunteers, MHC has moved up three spots this year on the Peace Corps' top 25 list of small schools producing Peace Corps volunteers. It is now ranked 20th among colleges and schools with less than 5,000 undergraduates.

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