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12 National Universities for International Students

The U.S. is a popular destination for international students.

The U.S. hosts more than 970,000 international students, according to the most recent figures from UNESCO. That’s more than the United Kingdom and France combined, which have around 430,000 and 245,000 international students, respectively. These 12 National Universities — schools that emphasize research and offer bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs — reported the largest percentages of international undergraduates for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Northeastern University (MA)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 19.01

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.85

Total undergraduate enrollment: 13,825

U.S. News rank: 44 (tie)

More about Northeastern University.

New York University

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 19.14

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: 1.35

Total undergraduate enrollment: 26,417

U.S. News rank: 30 (tie)

More about New York University.

University of Tulsa (OK)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 19.24

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -4.7

Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,343

U.S. News rank: 106 (tie)

More about the University of Tulsa.

University of California–San Diego

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 19.55

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: 0.19

Total undergraduate enrollment: 28,587

U.S. News rank: 41

More about UC–San Diego.

Illinois Institute of Technology

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 20.61

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.89

Total undergraduate enrollment: 2,900

U.S. News rank: 96 (tie)

More about the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Brandeis University (MA)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 20.6

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: 0.6

Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,635

U.S. News rank: 35 (tie)

More about Brandeis University.

Boston University (MA)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 21.72

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.17

Total undergraduate enrollment: 18,080

U.S. News rank: 42 (tie)

More about Boston University.

Suffolk University (MA)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 22.03

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.38

Total undergraduate enrollment: 5,117

U.S. News rank: 177 (tie)

More about Suffolk University.

Carnegie Mellon University (PA)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 22.4%

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.3

Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,896

U.S. News rank: 25 (tie)

More about Carnegie Mellon University.

University of Rochester (NY)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 24.07

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: 3.25

Total undergraduate enrollment: 6,546

U.S. News rank: 33 (tie)

More about the University of Rochester.

Florida Institute of Technology

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 31.83%

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -1.07

Total undergraduate enrollment: 3,635

U.S. News rank: 177 (tie)

More about the Florida Institute of Technology.

The New School (NY)

Percentage of international students in 2017-2018: 31.97

Percentage point change from 2016-2017: -0.37

Total undergraduate enrollment: 7,203

U.S. News rank: 147 (tie)

More about the The New School.

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