A ranking of American colleges and universities providing quality education to international students .
University of Southern California tops our California 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 70 colleges and universities to come up with this ranking. USC 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||University of Southern California||Los Angeles, California||$52,283|
|2||University of California - Los Angeles||Los Angeles, California||$39,602|
|3||Stanford University||Stanford, California||$47,940|
|4||University of California - Berkeley||Berkeley, California||$40,191|
|5||University of California - San Diego||La Jolla, California||$40,327|
|6||University of California - Irvine||Irvine, California||$40,042|
|7||University of California - Davis||Davis, California||$40,728|
|8||California Institute of Technology||Pasadena, California||$47,577|
|9||University of California - Santa Barbara||Santa Barbara, California||$40,755|
|10||Santa Clara University||Santa Clara, California||$47,112|
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