University No. 1 in percentage of students studying abroad

by Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame has the highest percentage of students participating in study abroad programs among American research universities, according to a new report from the Institute of International Education (IIE).p. For 2000-01, the most recent academic year for which statistics are available, 39.2 percent of Notre Dame students had participated in study programs in other countries. Yeshiva University in New York City is second with 38.8 percent, followed by Cornell (28.2), Duke (26.5) and Georgetown (26.5) universities.p.

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