News TABLE OF TOP 10 UNIVERSITIES FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

Table of Top 10 Universities for International Students

06 July, 2016

Table of Top 10 Universities for International Students
While the most coveted colleges  like Yale, Harvard or MIT, Florida Institute of Technology attracts the highest number of immigrant students, followed by New School in New York and Illinois Institute of Technology, according to a report by Institute of International Education.

The US universities attract international students and grew by 10 percent during the academic year 2014-15 when compared to the previous year. The report indicates that foreign students at American institutions are 974,926. Latin American and the Caribbean citizens who study in the US have increased by 19 percent in the fall semester of 2014, the study states.

The top 10 universities that drew the most international students in undergraduate programs contributed around 22 percent of the foreign student numbers in the fall of 2014. These schools had an average of 7,216 undergraduates who enrolled in the same academic year.


National University (state)

% of international students

Total Undergraduate Enrollment

U.S. News Rank

 

 

 

 

Florida Institute of Technology

32.90%

3,636

161 (tie)

New School (NY)

31.70%

6,695

127 (tie)

Illinois Institute of Technology

29.80%

3,099

108 (tie)

University of Tulsa (OK)

26.70%

3,473

86 (tie)

Lynn University (FL)

23%

1,976

RNP*

Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

20.90%

6,309

23 (tie)

University of California—San Diego

19.90%

24,810

39 (tie)

Andrews University (MI)

19.60%

1,805

175 (tie)

Northeastern University (MA)

19%

13,510

47 (tie)

University of San Francisco

19%

6,845

108 (tie)


The school with the lowest number of international students was South Carolina State University with only 0.1 percent during the 2014-2015 academic intakes. This college was historically a black university which means that it was established before 1964 to serve the African American community alone and currently has 2,791 undergraduates. 


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