BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) January 17, 2012
Abroad101, the world’s first and largest study abroad review website, released its first annual study abroad program rankings and is eager to highlight the Top 10 Academic Programs.
Abroad101 ranked study abroad program providers’ academics based on comprehensive program evaluations from more than 10,000 students.
“Study abroad is about building global citizens through international education,” says Mike Stone, President of Abroad101. “While abroad, students have the opportunity to be culturally immersed, while participating in academic programs that give them the skills to be thought leaders in a global context.”
The coveted number one spot on Abroad101’s list of Top Academic Programs was International Studies Abroad (ISA). ISA provides college students in the United States and Canada with the opportunity to explore the world and will be celebrating their 25th anniversary in 2012. In addition to the Top Academic Programs award, ISA also ranked number one by students for Program Administration. “We are proud to announce that ISA ranked number one for academics and program administration… ISA has been offering programs since 1987 and the data shows that they continue to provide a great experience for students. We congratulate all of the winners of this category. It’s an incredible achievement.” says Adam Miller, CEO of Abroad101.
Abroad101 is proud to present The 2011 Top Ten Program Providers for Academics:
1. International Studies Abroad (ISA)
2. Sea Semester
3. Duke University/Organization for Tropical Studies
4. University of Northern Iowa
5. Samford University
6. IES Abroad
8. SUNY Binghamton
9. CET Academic Programs
10. Centro Panamericano de Idiomas
“We have always been committed to offering high-quality academic opportunities. We are thrilled to have our students voting for ISA on Abroad 101 as the number one provider for these categories.” says Tyson Hanrahan, Regional Director of University Relations.
Abroad101 is committed to collecting honest, thorough student reviews from their list of over 200 university partners. This information helps match future study abroad students with the best study abroad program for their needs.
Abroad101’s 2011 Study Abroad Rankings can be viewed at:
Abroad101 is a review website and online marketplace for the $40B International Education industry. Founded in 2007 by Tufts, Harvard, and MIT graduates, Abroad101’s mission is to promote global citizenship by fostering the most meaningful study abroad experience for all students through technology innovation in higher education. Abroad101 empowers universities with its free market-leading online evaluation tool and provides an advertising and student recruitment platform to global program providers. Abroad101 is a 2010 winner of the MassChallenge global startup competition. To learn more, visit http://www.studyabroad101.com.
Contact: Mike Stone, President, Abroad101
+1 617 401 8848
For close to 25 years, ISA has provided college students in the United States and Canada the opportunity to explore the world. ISA offers a wide variety of study abroad programs at accredited schools and universities in Argentina, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, China, Costa Rica, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, England, France, India, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Morocco, Northern Ireland, Panama, Peru, South Korea and Spain. As a leader in international education, ISA is dedicated to providing university level students with the opportunity to discover, learn and enjoy a way of life other than their own. To learn more, visit http://www.studiesabroad.com/.
Contact: Andrea Michnik, Director of Public Relations, ISA