By the Numbers

 

97%
of students who studied abroad found employment within 12 months of graduation (*1)

 

49%
of students who did not study abroad found employment within 12 months of graduation (*1)

 

34%
of study abroad alumni claimed that the experience helped them choose their career field (*2)

 

100%
of students who went abroad had improvements in their gpa (*3) 

 

Why Study Abroad?
Studying abroad provides lifelong benefits, and has a direct impact on the development of key proficiencies that employers seek including communication skills, adaptability, self-confidence, and cross-cultural competencies. 

 

 

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University of Oregon Statistics
Study abroad is among the most effective high-impact practices contributing to student success.

 

11.4%
Increase in four-year graduation rates (*4)
$2,493
Decrease in debt load (*4)
0.16
Year reduction in time to degree (*4)

 

 


References: 

 

  1. New Survey Shows College Graduates Who Study Abroad Land Career-Related Jobs Sooner, with Higher Starting Salaries
  2. AIFS Study Abroad Outcomes
  3. Study Abroad may lead to a Better GPA and Graduation Rates
  4. University of Oregon Office of Institutional Research