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UGA Ranked No. 6 Nationally in Student Study Abroad Participation

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The flags of the Organization of American States (OAS)

UGA has once again achieved a ranking of sixth in the nation in student study abroad participation among doctoral institutions. The ranking was released by the Open Doors report, authored by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Institute of International Education.

The university also ranks number three in the nation for short-term study-abroad participation. A total of 2,324 UGA students studied abroad in the 2021-2022 academic year, and over $500,000 was dispensed in scholarships funding study abroad experiences by the Office of Global Engagement.

Martin Kagel, Associate Provost for Global Engagement, highlighted the university’s goal of helping students become engaged global citizens, adding, “The breadth and variety of study abroad programs offered to UGA students is truly amazing and I am grateful to see our efforts recognized in the Open Doors ranking.”

The university has over 130 faculty-led study-abroad programs. To find out more about UGA’s international education programs, visit