U.S. States and Colleges with the Strongest International Student Presence

Emma Flick
students studying together

Moving to a new country for school can be an isolating experience. One thing that can help cure those feelings of loneliness and homesickness is befriending other students who are going through the same thing as you. 

If you're studying in the U.S., there are certain states and colleges where you're more likely to be surrounded by international students than others.

Below, you'll find lists of the U.S. states with the highest number of international students as well as the universities with the highest percentage of international students (as reported during the 2016-17 academic year). 


states with highest international presence

Infographic - Schools by Percentage


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