Colorado Schools Make Peace Corps’ Top Colleges list
University of Colorado-Boulder, the University of Denver, and Colorado State University rank among the top volunteer-producing schools for the Peace Corps this year.
Among large colleges, The University of Colorado-Boulder ranked fourth nationally with 93 Peace Corps volunteers and Colorado State University ranked twelfth with 72 volunteers.
Large Colleges (More than 15,000 undergraduates)
1. University of Washington - 107 volunteers
1. University of Florida - 107 volunteers
3. University of Wisconsin-Madison - 103 volunteers
4. University of Colorado Boulder - 93 volunteers
4. University of Michigan - 93 volunteers’
Among graduate schools, the University of Denver ranked second nationally with 20 volunteers and Colorado State University fifth with 15 volunteers serving in the Peace Corps.
1. University of Florida - 26 volunteers
2. University of Denver – 20 volunteers
2. University of Washington – 20 volunteers
4. Tulane University – 16 volunteers
5. Colorado State University – 15 volunteers
CU-Boulder is the fifth highest volunteer-producing university of all time with 2,353 alumni having served in the Peace Corps. CSU is the fourteenth highest volunteer-producing university of all time with 1,551 alumni having served in the program.
In 2012, the Fort Collins-Loveland area was named the nation’s highest producing area for Peace Corps volunteers. It was the only Colorado location to be ranked in the top 10.