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Top 50 Best Colleges for International Students

Where are the Best Colleges for International Students?

We gathered a list of colleges with an international student population greater than 10%, and sorted them based on their ranking on our 2017 Best Colleges list.

Also check out the Colleges with the Most International Students.

Rank College Name Niche Overall Grade % of International Students Full Time Undergrad Students Acceptance Rate 2017 Best Colleges Rank
Rank 1
College Name Stanford University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,019
Acceptance Rate 5%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #1
Rank 2
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 4,476
Acceptance Rate 8%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #2
Rank 3
College Name Yale University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 22%
Full Time Undergrad Students 5,470
Acceptance Rate 6%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #3
Rank 4
College Name Harvard University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 17%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,200
Acceptance Rate 6%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #4
Rank 5
College Name Princeton University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 12%
Full Time Undergrad Students 5,275
Acceptance Rate 7%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #5
Rank 6
College Name Rice University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 12%
Full Time Undergrad Students 3,872
Acceptance Rate 15%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #6
Rank 7
College Name Brown University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 12%
Full Time Undergrad Students 6,255
Acceptance Rate 9%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #10
Rank 8
College Name Columbia University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 14%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,496
Acceptance Rate 7%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #12
Rank 9
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 14%
Full Time Undergrad Students 18,057
Acceptance Rate 18%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #17
Rank 10
College Name Georgetown University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 18%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,226
Acceptance Rate 17%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #27
Rank 11
College Name Cornell University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 14,269
Acceptance Rate 14%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #29
Rank 12
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 20%
Full Time Undergrad Students 5,699
Acceptance Rate 25%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #32
Rank 13
College Name Emory University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 16%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,732
Acceptance Rate 27%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #33
Rank 14
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 29,033
Acceptance Rate 19%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #34
Rank 15
College Name Harvey Mudd College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 802
Acceptance Rate 14%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #35
Rank 16
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 17%
Full Time Undergrad Students 1,298
Acceptance Rate 11%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #36
Rank 17
College Name Middlebury College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,492
Acceptance Rate 17%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #37
Rank 18
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 14%
Full Time Undergrad Students 26,320
Acceptance Rate 16%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #42
Rank 19
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 13,253
Acceptance Rate 33%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #48
Rank 20
College Name Grinnell College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 1,672
Acceptance Rate 28%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #51
Rank 21
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 18%
Full Time Undergrad Students 13,492
Acceptance Rate 32%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #52
Rank 22
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 17%
Full Time Undergrad Students 31,742
Acceptance Rate 59%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #53
Rank 23
College Name New York University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 16%
Full Time Undergrad Students 23,715
Acceptance Rate 35%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #54
Rank 24
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 12%
Full Time Undergrad Students 6,049
Acceptance Rate 16%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #59
Rank 25
College Name Smith College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 14%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,544
Acceptance Rate 42%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #61
Rank 26
College Name Wellesley College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,177
Acceptance Rate 30%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #62
Rank 27
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 16%
Full Time Undergrad Students 5,942
Acceptance Rate 36%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #63
Rank 28
College Name Bryn Mawr College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 24%
Full Time Undergrad Students 1,291
Acceptance Rate 40%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #69
Rank 29
College Name Purdue University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 18%
Full Time Undergrad Students 28,419
Acceptance Rate 59%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #74
Rank 30
College Name University of Miami
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 16%
Full Time Undergrad Students 10,535
Acceptance Rate 38%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #77
Rank 31
College Name University of Tulsa
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 27%
Full Time Undergrad Students 3,478
Acceptance Rate 40%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #79
Rank 32
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 4,096
Acceptance Rate 44%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #81
Rank 33
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,174
Acceptance Rate 39%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #82
Rank 34
College Name Mount Holyoke College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 25%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,161
Acceptance Rate 55%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #85
Rank 35
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 27,764
Acceptance Rate 55%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #87
Rank 36
College Name Macalester College
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,045
Acceptance Rate 36%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #91
Rank 37
College Name Boston University
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 22%
Full Time Undergrad Students 16,619
Acceptance Rate 35%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #94
Rank 38
Niche Overall Grade A+
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 35,341
Acceptance Rate 66%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #95
Rank 39
College Name Cooper Union
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 884
Acceptance Rate 15%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #104
Rank 40
College Name Brandeis University
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 15%
Full Time Undergrad Students 3,711
Acceptance Rate 35%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #108
Rank 41
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 26%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,014
Acceptance Rate 33%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #124
Rank 42
College Name Lawrence University
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 1,473
Acceptance Rate 73%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #128
Rank 43
College Name University of Iowa
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 11%
Full Time Undergrad Students 19,546
Acceptance Rate 81%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #131
Rank 44
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 15%
Full Time Undergrad Students 24,159
Acceptance Rate 33%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #132
Rank 45
College Name University of Oregon
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 14%
Full Time Undergrad Students 18,673
Acceptance Rate 75%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #135
Rank 46
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 12%
Full Time Undergrad Students 36,264
Acceptance Rate 84%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #138
Rank 47
College Name Bentley University
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 15%
Full Time Undergrad Students 4,170
Acceptance Rate 46%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #143
Rank 48
College Name Babson College
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 27%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,107
Acceptance Rate 26%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #147
Rank 49
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 39%
Full Time Undergrad Students 2,922
Acceptance Rate 51%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #155
Rank 50
College Name University of Dayton
Niche Overall Grade A
% of International Students 13%
Full Time Undergrad Students 7,898
Acceptance Rate 59%
2017 Best Colleges Rank #158
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Top 50 Best Colleges for International Students