Of the 40 top doctoral institutions sending students to study abroad for academic credit in the 2014-15 academic year, 13 were in the South and 11 in the Midwest.
Although minority students are underrepresented at liberal-arts colleges over all, some individual colleges serve a substantial share of students from a particular racial or ethnic group.
This newly updated interactive graphic charts the six-year graduation rates for various student demographics across four-year public, four-year private nonprofit, and two-year public institutions.
In all three sectors, business and health professions were among the most popular majors for distance-education students.
High representation of particular racial or ethnic groups is found in states like Georgia and Oklahoma, reflecting those states' populations.