- Study Abroad Numbers Up
UW-Eau Claire is continuing to send more students abroad for
mid-length study abroad experiences than any other master's-level
university in Wisconsin, the university reported this month.
UW-Eau Claire cited a recent report by the Institute of
International Education. The institute's Open Doors Report ranks
universities according to their students' participation in study
UW-Eau Claire ranks 10th nationally among all master's-level
schools in the number of students who participate in quarter- or
semester-long study abroad programs, according to the report.
UW-Eau Claire is the only Wisconsin school - public or private -
among the top 20 master's-level schools that sends students on
UW-Eau Claire ranked 27th nationally among all master's-level
schools in the overall number of students studying abroad.
The report's rankings are based on data from the 2009-10 school
year, said Karl Markgraf, director of UW-Eau Claire's Center for
International Education. He said 296 students who studied abroad
that year were in mid-length programs.
The report showed 449 UW-Eau Claire students studied abroad in
the 2009-10 school year, up from 392 the year before. The
university has reported the number of study abroad participants is
up again this year.
UW-Eau Claire has study abroad programs in nearly 30
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A team of UW-Eau Claire faculty has agreed to replace a summer
study abroad program in Mexico with a new program in Costa Rica,
citing a federal travel warning in the crime-ravaged country.
The University Senate's Academic Policies Committee, which has
authority to create and eliminate study abroad offerings, also
agreed to take a now-defunct program in China out of the
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