ST. JOSEPH/COLLEGEVILLE - The College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University continue to be among the top schools for study abroad opportunities.

The schools are ranked third among baccalaureate schools with 349 students in mind-length study abroad programs during the 2013-2014 school year.

Before graduating, 56 percent of all students at Saint Ben's and Saint John's will participate in a study abroad program.

Only one Minnesota private college is ranked higher, Carleton College at number one with 363 students in study abroad programs. Annually, CSB and SJU administer study abroad programs in more than 20 countries.