Curious to know which universities produce the most Fulbright Scholars? If it’s a question that keeps you up at night, we’ll sure be glad to answer it for you. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 students at Brown University were awarded Fulbright grants, setting the benchmark. Princeton University followed closely behind with 33 Fulbright Scholars. Georgetown University and the University of Chicago each tallied 30 Fulbright Scholars, while the University of Pennsylvania rounds out the top 5 with 27 grants.
Northwestern University (26), University of Michigan – Ann Arbor (24), University of Notre Dame (24), Rutgers University (23), New York University (22), Arizona State University (21), Harvard University (19), University of Tennessee (19), Columbia University (18), University of Wisconsin (18), Stanford University (16), University of Texas at Austin (16), University of Georgia (16), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (16), University of Virginia (16), Villanova University (16), Boston College (15), Johns Hopkins University (15), The University of Alabama (15), and University of Washington (15) follow on this list.
Among liberal arts colleges, it’s Williams College that claims the prize with 22 Fulbright grants. Bowdoin College places second with 19 Fulbright Scholars. Smith College ranks third with 17 grants. Bates College ranks fourth with 13 grants. Kenyon College and Pomona College follow with 12 grants apiece.