University of Richmond ranks No. 14 in the nation among small schools on the Peace Corps’ 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list.

The Peace Corps announced the rankings today. Nine Spiders currently volunteer worldwide with the Peace Corps.

This is the first year that the University of Richmond has appeared on the annual rankings.

“We’re excited that so many of our students and alumni commit to serving communities around the world through organizations such as Peace Corps,” said Leslie Stevenson, director of UR’s Career Development. “University of Richmond students are incredibly well-rounded, and the concepts of globalization and civic engagement are key components of their education and career preparation.”

“The Peace Corps is a unique opportunity for college graduates to put their education into practice and become agents of change in communities around the world,” Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet said.

View the complete 2016 rankings of the top 25 schools in each undergraduate category here.

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Director of Career Development