UR ranked as a leading school for international ed

November 20, 2019

Spider Pride

Of Richmond’s distinctive characteristics — and trust us, there are many! — one of our favorites has to be our commitment to creating opportunities for Spiders to immerse themselves in other cultures. And, for the fourth consecutive year, we’re ranked No. 2 for students studying abroad in the Institute for International Education's latest report — while also being the only Virginia school in the international enrollment category, coming in at No. 7.

“Our international students and the experiences our students have abroad together make up a diverse campus community that fosters new ideas and perspectives,” said Martha Merritt, dean of international education.

We’re proud to be a leading institution full of constant exploration — whether it’s right here on campus or around the globe!

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