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Top 10 most globally minded colleges

US News & World Report recently revealed their 2015 Best Global Universities ranking. Based on global research performance including research reputation, number of Ph.D.s and publications, the ranking focuses more on the faculty than on the students.

We decided to highlight the top ten globally minded schools; schools that value the importance of an immersive study abroad program that teaches students 21st century skills for interacting and building relationships with people from different cultures. This ranks the colleges and universities with the highest levels of student participation in study abroad. 

Goucher College requires all students to participate in a study abroad program.
Courtesy of Goucher College
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1. Goucher College

Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Goucher College describes itself as a "selective, private, coed, liberal arts college dedicated to providing a multidisciplinary, international education, and the first college in the nation to make study abroad an undergraduate degree requirement." Truly. One hundred percent of Goucher students study abroad. 

With 1500 undergrads, Goucher students represent 28 countries and "graduate as true global citizens," receiving small-class instruction in thirty-three different majors. Goucher ranked 105th in the 2015 edition of US News's Best National Liberal Arts Colleges. 

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