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2021 Best Colleges for International Students in the United States

1,232 Colleges
$52,808 Avg Tuition & Fees*
80% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

Quality BadgeWith all of the options international students have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. College Factual was founded, in part, to help students make the decision as to what would be the best school for them. Our Best Colleges for International Students ranking is part of that endeavor.

We analyzed 1,232 colleges and universities across the United States to determine which were the best for international students. Instead of depending on subjective information, we focus on objective factors to determine this ranking. These factors include such things as the total number of international students at the school and the school's overall quality.

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Top Colleges in the U.S. for International Students

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Our 2021 rankings named Columbia University in the City of New York the best school for international students working on their bachelor’s degree. Columbia University in the City of New York is a large private not-for-profit school located in New York, New York that handed out 2,702 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 36.3% of the total student population at the school is international. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to Columbia to study.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one. As a testament to the quality of education it offers, Columbia also is in the top 5% of our overall quality ranking.

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#2

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend University of Southern California. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for international students list. Located in Los Angeles, California, the large private not-for-profit school handed out 5,337 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 23.9% are international. Students studying at USC come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 96%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. USC also claimed a spot on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.

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#3

Northeastern University

Boston, Massachusetts

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around if you attend Northeastern University. The school came in at #3 in this year’s ranking. Located in Boston, Massachusetts, the large private not-for-profit school handed out 4,127 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 32.5% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Northeastern are China, India, and Taiwan.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 97%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. Northeastern excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#4

Carnegie Mellon University

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Out of the 1,232 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Carnegie Mellon University landed the #4 spot on the list. Carnegie Mellon is a fairly large private not-for-profit school situated in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It awarded 1,848 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 41.0% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at Carnegie Mellon come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 96%. On top of its placing in this ranking, Carnegie Mellon also did well on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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#5

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York

A rank of #5 on our list means Cornell University is a great place for international students working on their bachelor’s degree. Ithaca, New York is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 4,145 students in 2018-2019.

Around 22.6% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at Cornell are China, India, and Canada.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors. In addition to its great ranking here, Cornell is in the top 1% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#6

University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for international Students ranking. UPenn is a private not-for-profit institution located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The school has a large population, and it awarded 3,632 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 20.6% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at UPenn come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

The impressive student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1 means that students may have more opportunities to work more closely with their professors than they would at other schools. UPenn excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 1% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#7

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts

Boston University landed the #7 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. Boston University is a large private not-for-profit school located in Boston, Massachusetts that handed out 4,780 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 24.8% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at Boston U are China, India, and South Korea.

With a freshman retention rate of 93%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Boston U excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#8

Harvard University

Cambridge, Massachusetts

With a ranking of #8, Harvard University did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. Harvard is a large private not-for-profit school situated in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It awarded 2,902 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 23.0% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Harvard come from such countries as China, Canada, and India.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 98%. Harvard also made our overall quality list, coming in at #3.

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#9

New York University

New York, New York
Top 10% in Quality in the United States

New York University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #9. This large private not-for-profit school is located in New York, New York, and it awarded 6,658 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 27.6% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at NYU are China, India, and South Korea.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 93%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. NYU excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#10

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, Michigan

University of Michigan - Ann Arbor ranked #10 on this year’s Best Colleges for international Students list. Located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, the large public school awarded 7,815 diplomas to qualified bachelor’s degree students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 14.9% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, India, and South Korea come to U-M to study.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 97%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. U-M excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#11

University of California - Berkeley

Berkeley, California

University of California - Berkeley landed the #11 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. This large public school is located in Berkeley, California, and it awarded 9,627 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 17.0% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at UC Berkeley are China, South Korea, and India.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 97%. UC Berkeley excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 5% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#12

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology ranked #12 on this year’s Best Colleges for international Students list. MIT is located in Cambridge, Massachusetts and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,333 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 29.5% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at MIT come from such countries as China, India, and Canada.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 3 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one. MIT also took the #5 spot in our overall quality rankings.

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#13

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Stanford University landed the #13 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. Located in Stanford, California, the fairly large private not-for-profit school handed out 1,892 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 24.6% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Stanford are China, India, and Canada.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 98%. Stanford excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 1% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#14

Duke University

Durham, North Carolina

Duke University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #14. Duke is a private not-for-profit institution located in Durham, North Carolina. The school has a fairly large population, and it awarded 2,303 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 21.6% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at Duke come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

The student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1 is a sign that students will have more opportunities to engage with their professors one-on-one. Duke not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #2 on our overall quality list.

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#15

University of California - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California

University of California - Los Angeles did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #15. UCLA is located in Los Angeles, California and, has a large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 9,069 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

Around 15.8% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at UCLA come from such countries as China, South Korea, and India.

With a freshman retention rate of 97%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. UCLA also claimed a spot on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools in this category.

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Top 10% in Quality in the United States

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign landed the #16 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. Champaign, Illinois is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 8,983 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 22.3% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at UIUC are China, India, and South Korea.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 92%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. In addition to its great ranking here, UIUC is in the top 10% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#17

Northwestern University

Evanston, Illinois

Northwestern University did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #17. Evanston, Illinois is the setting for this large institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 2,770 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 17.1% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Northwestern are China, India, and South Korea.

With a freshman retention rate of 98%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. Northwestern also claimed a spot on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 1% of all schools in this category.

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#18

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, Maryland

Johns Hopkins University ranked #18 on this year’s Best Colleges for international Students list. This large private not-for-profit school is located in Baltimore, Maryland, and it awarded 1,747 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

International students make up 20.0% of the total student body at the school. Students studying at Johns Hopkins come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 97%. On top of its placing in this ranking, Johns Hopkins also did well on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 5% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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#19

University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

University of Chicago did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #19. UChicago is a fairly large private not-for-profit school situated in Chicago, Illinois. It awarded 2,024 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 25.9% of the total student population at the school is international. Students studying at UChicago come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

The impressive student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1 means that students may have more opportunities to work more closely with their professors than they would at other schools. As a testament to the quality of education it offers, UChicago also is in the top 5% of our overall quality ranking.

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#20

University of California - San Diego

La Jolla, California
Top 10% in Quality in the United States

University of California - San Diego did quite well in the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students ranking, coming in at #20. Located in La Jolla, California, the large public school handed out 8,037 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Around 23.2% of the total student population at the school is international. The top three countries sending students to study at UCSD are China, India, and South Korea.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 94%. UCSD also claimed a spot on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 10% of all schools in this category.

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#21

Yale University

New Haven, Connecticut

Yale University came in at #21 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for international Students ranking. Yale is located in New Haven, Connecticut and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,664 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 20.7% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at Yale are China, Canada, and India.

Since the school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1, those pursuing a bachelor’s degree will have more opportunities to interact with their professors. On top of its placing in this ranking, Yale also did well on our overall quality list. It’s in the top 1% of all schools reviewed in this analysis.

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#22

Washington University in St Louis

Saint Louis, Missouri

Washington University in St Louis landed the #22 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. WUSTL is a fairly large private not-for-profit school situated in Saint Louis, Missouri. It awarded 2,407 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 21.7% are international. The top three countries sending students to study at WUSTL are China, South Korea, and India.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 97%. In addition to its great ranking here, WUSTL is in the top 5% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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#23

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York

With a ranking of #23, University of Rochester did quite well on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. University of Rochester is located in Rochester, New York and, has a fairly large student population. In 2018-2019, this school awarded 1,921 bachelor’s degrees to qualified undergraduates.

International students make up 30.9% of the total student body at the school. The top three countries sending students to study at University of Rochester are China, India, and South Korea.

With a freshman retention rate of 97%, the school does an excellent job of retaining its students. As a testament to the quality of education it offers, University of Rochester also is in the top 5% of our overall quality ranking.

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#24

Princeton University

Princeton, New Jersey

Princeton University came in at #24 in this year’s edition of the Best Colleges for international Students ranking. Princeton, New Jersey is the setting for this medium-sized institution of higher learning. The private not-for-profit school handed out bachelor’s degrees to 1,297 students in 2018-2019.

International students make up 23.4% of the total student body at the school. Students from as far away as China, Canada, and India come to Princeton to study.

The impressive student-to-faculty ratio of 5 to 1 means that students may have more opportunities to work more closely with their professors than they would at other schools. Princeton also made our overall quality list, coming in at #1.

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Top 10% in Quality in the United States

University of Washington - Seattle Campus landed the #25 spot on the 2021 Best Colleges for international Students. UW Seattle is a large public school situated in Seattle, Washington. It awarded 9,269 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Of the total number of students at the school, 16.5% are international. Students studying at UW Seattle come from such countries as China, India, and South Korea.

Students who start out at the school are likely to stick around. The freshman retention rate is 94%. UW Seattle excels when it comes to quality. It’s ranked in the top 10% of all schools on our overall quality list.

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Rest of the Top 50 Best Colleges for International Students

Not only did these schools make the top 50 list, but they also landed in the top 15% of this year’s ranking:

#27

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Madison, Wisconsin
#28

Rice University

Houston, Texas
#29

University of California - Davis

Davis, California
#30

Illinois Institute of Technology

Chicago, Illinois
#31

Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan
#32

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, California
#33

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
#34

Emory University

Atlanta, Georgia
#35

Brown University

Providence, Rhode Island
#36

Georgetown University

Washington, District of Columbia
#37

California Institute of Technology

Pasadena, California
#38

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
#40

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
#41

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
#42

University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

Minneapolis, Minnesota
#44

Syracuse University

Syracuse, New York
#45

Pennsylvania State University - University Park

University Park, Pennsylvania
#46

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
#47

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Worcester, Massachusetts
#48

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
#49

University of Miami

Coral Gables, Florida
#50

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia

Rest of the Top 15% Best Colleges in the United States for International Students

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Rank College Location
51 University of Virginia - Main Campus Charlottesville, VA
52 University of Connecticut Storrs, CT
53 University of Delaware Newark, DE
54 University of Notre Dame Notre Dame, IN
55 Dartmouth College Hanover, NH
56 Brandeis University Waltham, MA
57 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN
58 Bentley University Waltham, MA
59 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Troy, NY
60 Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA
61 Boston College Chestnut Hill, MA
62 Stevens Institute of Technology Hoboken, NJ
63 Babson College Wellesley, MA
64 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus, OH
65 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Chapel Hill, NC
Rank College Location
66 University at Buffalo Buffalo, NY
67 Southern Methodist University Dallas, TX
68 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick, NJ
69 Santa Clara University Santa Clara, CA
70 Tufts University Medford, MA
71 University of California - Santa Barbara Santa Barbara, CA
72 University of Massachusetts Amherst Amherst, MA
73 University of Pittsburgh - Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA
74 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe, AZ
75 Stony Brook University Stony Brook, NY
76 University of South Florida - Main Campus Tampa, FL
77 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester, NY
78 Binghamton University Vestal, NY
79 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley, MA
80 Drexel University Philadelphia, PA
81 Wake Forest University Winston-Salem, NC
82 Tulane University of Louisiana New Orleans, LA
83 The University of Texas at Dallas Richardson, TX
84 Iowa State University Ames, IA
85 University of Iowa Iowa City, IA
86 University of Dayton Dayton, OH
87 College of William and Mary Williamsburg, VA
88 Wesleyan University Middletown, CT
89 Brigham Young University - Provo Provo, UT
90 Pepperdine University Malibu, CA
Rank College Location
91 Auburn University Auburn, AL
92 Claremont McKenna College Claremont, CA
93 University of Utah Salt Lake City, UT
94 Clemson University Clemson, SC
95 Wellesley College Wellesley, MA
96 Fordham University Bronx, NY
97 Rhode Island School of Design Providence, RI
98 American University Washington, DC
99 University of Georgia Athens, GA
100 Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster, PA
101 University of Colorado Boulder Boulder, CO
102 Rose - Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute, IN
103 Pomona College Claremont, CA
104 Middlebury College Middlebury, VT
105 Colgate University Hamilton, NY
106 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
107 Soka University of America Aliso Viejo, CA
108 Macalester College Saint Paul, MN
109 Smith College Northampton, MA
110 University of Denver Denver, CO
111 Clark University Worcester, MA
112 University of Tulsa Tulsa, OK
113 Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr, PA
114 University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA
115 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Lincoln, NE
Rank College Location
116 Michigan Technological University Houghton, MI
117 Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA
118 Williams College Williamstown, MA
119 Amherst College Amherst, MA
120 University of Oregon Eugene, OR
121 Saint Louis University Saint Louis, MO
122 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA
123 Colby College Waterville, ME
124 Colorado School of Mines Golden, CO
125 Grinnell College Grinnell, IA
126 Carleton College Northfield, MN
127 University of Richmond University of Richmond, VA
128 Lafayette College Easton, PA
129 Trinity College Hartford, CT
130 DePauw University Greencastle, IN
131 Temple University Philadelphia, PA
132 George Mason University Fairfax, VA
133 Dickinson College Carlisle, PA
134 University of South Carolina - Columbia Columbia, SC
135 Colorado State University - Fort Collins Fort Collins, CO
136 New Jersey Institute of Technology Newark, NJ
137 University of California - Riverside Riverside, CA
138 Vassar College Poughkeepsie, NY
139 Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA
140 Oregon State University Corvallis, OR
Rank College Location
141 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs, NY
142 Texas Christian University Fort Worth, TX
143 University of Illinois at Chicago Chicago, IL
144 University of Kansas Lawrence, KS
145 University of San Diego San Diego, CA
146 Union College New York Schenectady, NY
147 Barnard College New York, NY
148 Villanova University Villanova, PA
149 Seattle University Seattle, WA
150 Davidson College Davidson, NC
151 Hamilton College Clinton, NY
152 Harvey Mudd College Claremont, CA
153 Baylor University Waco, TX
154 DePaul University Chicago, IL
155 University of Missouri - Columbia Columbia, MO
156 Oberlin College Oberlin, OH
157 University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Norman, OK
158 Bates College Lewiston, ME
159 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Durham, NH
160 University of Arizona Tucson, AZ
161 University of Houston Houston, TX
162 Pratt Institute - Main Brooklyn, NY
163 Haverford College Haverford, PA
164 Colorado College Colorado Springs, CO
165 Marquette University Milwaukee, WI
Rank College Location
166 University of Cincinnati - Main Campus Cincinnati, OH
167 Denison University Granville, OH
168 Bradley University Peoria, IL
169 Yeshiva University New York, NY
170 St Olaf College Northfield, MN
171 Clarkson University Potsdam, NY
172 Kansas State University Manhattan, KS
173 Chapman University Orange, CA
174 Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA
175 University of Vermont Burlington, VT
176 Loyola University Chicago Chicago, IL
177 Bowdoin College Brunswick, ME
178 University of California - Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CA
179 Calvin University Grand Rapids, MI
180 Washington and Lee University Lexington, VA
181 Catholic University of America Washington, DC
182 Emerson College Boston, MA
183 Trinity University San Antonio, TX
184 The University of Tennessee - Knoxville Knoxville, TN
185 Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College Baton Rouge, LA

Honorable Mentions

These schools also performed well in our Best Colleges for International Students ranking:

Rank College Location
186 St Lawrence University Canton, NY
187 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah, GA
188 University of the Pacific Stockton, CA
189 University of Detroit Mercy Detroit, MI
190 Drake University Des Moines, IA
191 University of Central Florida Orlando, FL
192 Connecticut College New London, CT
193 Hofstra University Hempstead, NY
194 Fairfield University Fairfield, CT
195 Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA
196 The Juilliard School New York, NY
197 Olin College Needham, MA
198 College of the Holy Cross Worcester, MA
199 Hobart and William Smith Colleges Geneva, NY
200 The New England Conservatory of Music Boston, MA
Rank College Location
201 Creighton University Omaha, NE
202 Occidental College Los Angeles, CA
203 Whitman College Walla Walla, WA
204 Saint Joseph’s University Philadelphia, PA
205 Kenyon College Gambier, OH
206 Wheaton College Illinois Wheaton, IL
207 Reed College Portland, OR
208 The New School New York, NY
209 Rollins College Winter Park, FL
210 Pitzer College Claremont, CA
211 James Madison University Harrisonburg, VA
212 Willamette University Salem, OR
213 Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
214 Scripps College Claremont, CA
215 Valparaiso University Valparaiso, IN
216 San Diego State University San Diego, CA
217 University of Massachusetts - Lowell Lowell, MA
218 The University of Alabama Tuscaloosa, AL
219 University of Maryland - Baltimore County Baltimore, MD
220 Centre College Danville, KY
Rank College Location
221 University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
222 University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR
223 Illinois Wesleyan University Bloomington, IL
224 St John’s College Annapolis, MD
225 Principia College Elsah, IL
226 School of Visual Arts New York, NY
227 Gonzaga University Spokane, WA
228 California Polytechnic State University - San Luis Obispo San Luis Obispo, CA
229 Pennsylvania State University - Erie - Behrend College Erie, PA
230 Milwaukee School of Engineering Milwaukee, WI
231 Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota, FL
232 Bryant University Smithfield, RI
233 Furman University Greenville, SC
234 Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland, OH
235 Pennsylvania State University - Harrisburg Middletown, PA
236 Marist College Poughkeepsie, NY
237 Gustavus Adolphus College Saint Peter, MN
238 Adelphi University Garden City, NY
239 Washington State University Pullman, WA
240 Bard College Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
Rank College Location
241 University of Evansville Evansville, IN
242 The College of Wooster Wooster, OH
243 St Louis College of Pharmacy Saint Louis, MO
244 Elon University Elon, NC
245 University at Albany Albany, NY
246 San Jose State University San Jose, CA
247 California State University - Long Beach Long Beach, CA

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 25 schools only.

References

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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