Top 10 US universities with the most international students

One of the many benefits of studying abroad is the opportunity to meet other international students and making lasting friendships with people from various walks of life, making for a truly mind-opening experience.

If you’ve got your sights set on studying in the US, you’re not alone – it’s the world’s most popular study destination, attracting a record high of 974,900 students in 2015 according to the 2015 Open Doors report, with this number likely to reach one million in the near future. This obviously sounds like a lot of people to fit in, but bear in mind that these students will be spread out across 4,500 or so degree-granting institutions (and 9.834 million km²).

Top 10 US universities with the most international students
Top 10 US universities with the most international students

Which US universities attract the highest numbers of international students? Read on for an overview of the top 10 US institutions for the diversity of their student bodies, based on the ‘international students’ indicator of the QS World University Rankings® 2016-2017. This indicator assesses each the proportion of international students at each university. Note that only US universities featured in the QS World University Rankings are included in this list.

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