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The Ohio State University is ranked in the top 10 nationally among doctoral institutions for the number of students studying abroad and is in the top 15 for its international student enrollment, according to a national report released today.

Ohio State ranks 7th among the nation’s colleges and universities with 2,255 students studying abroad in 2012-13, a 31 percent increase over the previous year. Ohio State ranks 2nd in the nation for the number of students participating in short-term programs with 2,139 studying abroad for one to eight weeks during the academic year. Of those students studying on short-term programs, 447 were first and second year students.

Ohio State ranks 14th in the nation with 6,800* international students enrolled in 2013, an increase of five percent.

These findings were issued as part of the 2014 Open Doors Report, an annual survey published by the Institute of International Education in partnership with the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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Learn more about how faculty and staff can help promote study abroad to students by attending a workshop on Friday, November 21 from 12 – 1 p.m. in 150 Younkin Success Center. The Office of International Affairs will share information about programs available to all majors, scholarship opportunities and deadlines, the application process, and most importantly, how faculty and staff can become knowledgeable ambassadors in support of students studying abroad during their college career. For more information and to RSVP, visit our registration page. All participants will receive a study abroad poster to hang in their office space or building.

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    Ohio State Wins Senator Simon Award for Campus Internationalization

    The Ohio State University has been selected to receive NAFSA’s Senator Paul Simon Award for Comprehensive Internationalization which recognizes institutions for overall excellence in internat ...

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Shelby Caldwell at the dairy farm

Shelby Caldwell

Shelby Caldwell, a freshman in environmental policy and decision making, studied abroad in Ecuador during Winter Break 2011 through the CFAES Freshman Experience in Ecuador program.

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