University of Washington slips to second place in Peace Corps volunteers

Three universities in Washington state sent more students to volunteer in the Peace Corps last year than almost any other schools of their size in the nation.

Three Washington universities sent more students to work in the Peace Corps last year than almost any other universities in their respective size categories in the nation.

The University of Washington — which often tops the list for the most undergraduate students who join the Peace Corps — came in second this year among large colleges and universities, bested this time by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. At the UW, 73 students joined the Peace Corps after they graduated. The UW-Madison signed up 87 of its undergrads.

Among medium-sized colleges, Western Washington University came in second with 48 volunteers. American University in Washington, D.C., came in first, sending 54.

And among small colleges and universities, the…

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