Gustavus top-ranked for studying abroad

Posted on November 18th, 2005 by

Gustavus Adolphus College continues to be a leading institution for the number of students studying abroad, according to an annual ranking recently released by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Reaffirming the mission of giving students an education that is international in perspective, Gustavus was ranked seventh in the “Top 20 Baccalaureate Institutions” list of the institutes’s “Open Doors 2005” report.

Gustavus was one of four Minnesota private colleges to make the list of 20. The report was based on study abroad statistics from the 2003-04 academic year.

Gustavus students engage in international learning through various programs in more that 100 locations throughout the world, ranging from Australia to India and Ecuador to Sweden. In recent years, 50 percent of Gustavus graduates have participated in at least one study-abroad experience.

More information about the report is available online.

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Media Contact: Director of Media Relations and Internal Communication JJ Akin
jakin@gustavus.edu
507-933-7510

 

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