The Peace Corps Is Not a Favorite Landing Spot for Graduates of HBCUs

The University of Colorado currently has 112 graduates serving in the Peace Corps. That is more than any other college or university in the nation. Among small colleges and universities with undergraduate enrollments of fewer than 5,000 students, the University of Mary Washington has the most graduates serving in the Peace Corps with 29. Gonzaga University has 26 graduates serving in the Peace Corps and Oberlin College has 24.

Among historically Black colleges and universities Howard University in Washington, D.C., has the most graduates serving in the Peace Corps with 17. Morehouse College in Atlanta ranked second with nine graduates serving in the Peace Corps. Spelman College in Atlanta ranked third with six graduates in the Peace Corps.

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