A ranking of American colleges and universities providing quality education to international students .
Columbia University in the City of New York tops our Nationwide list of the Best U.S. Colleges & Universities for International Students. These rankings were developed to help students from Outside the USA find American colleges and universities that will offer quality educational outcomes and a supportive community to students from other countries.
We reviewed 1240 colleges and universities to come up with this ranking. Columbia earned the top spot due to the quality education provided, and the presence of students from Outside the USA on campus, as well as other quality metrics unique to international students. Read the methodology behind this ranking.
|Rank||University/College||Location||Tuition & Fees|
|1||Columbia University in the City of New York||New York, New York||$51,640|
|2||University of Southern California||Los Angeles, California||$54,259|
|3||Northeastern University||Boston, Massachusetts||$49,497|
|4||Carnegie Mellon University||Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania||$53,910|
|5||Cornell University||Ithaca, New York||$52,853|
|6||University of Pennsylvania||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania||$53,534|
|7||University of California - Los Angeles||Los Angeles, California||$41,275|
|8||Harvard University||Cambridge, Massachusetts||$48,949|
|9||University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign||Champaign, Illinois||$34,719|
|10||Boston University||Boston, Massachusetts||$52,082|
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