April 11, 2011
JHU No. 3 in latest Peace Corps rankings
With 41 students currently enrolled in the Peace Corps Fellows/USA Program, Johns Hopkins is third in the 2011 rankings of graduate schools participating in the program, which provides returned Peace Corps volunteers with scholarships, academic credit and stipends to earn an advanced degree after they complete their service. In addition, Johns Hopkins was ranked sixth among small colleges and universities in 2011 Peace Corps Top Colleges Rankings.
Over the past 50 years, 566 Johns Hopkins alumni have joined the Peace Corps, with 22 currently serving.