UO is top 20 in Peace Corps Rankings

Side view of Education building

The UO is in the top 20 in the nation for the number of Peace Corps volunteers produced by the largest U.S. universities. Currently 33 UO alumni are serving overseas and the university has produced 1,241 Peace Corps volunteers since the corps’ inception. For the past decade, Oregon has consistently ranked among the top 10 large schools. The UO is the only large university in Oregon to rank in the top 25 and has historically had some of the highest participation rates per capita of any university larger than 15,000.