Infographic: International Students at U.S. Colleges

f1studentsSee how colleges and universities compare when it comes to admitting and funding international students.

Students from around the world who are looking to study in the U.S. can explore data on nearly 1,800 colleges and universities using the 2016 U.S. News Best Colleges rankings, released this month.

Traveling to the U.S. for college is becoming more popular, and at a few schools, international students make up around a third of the student body. At Soka University of America, 38 percent of students are international students, the most among National Liberal Arts Colleges. The Florida Institute of Technology topped the National Universities category with 33 percent of students hailing from outside the U.S.

The data also show that some colleges give generous financial aid awards to international students. Skidmore College, located in New York state, led the pack with an average award of $56,600 – an amount that exceeds the school’s reported 2015-2016 tuition and fees, which total $48,970.

Students interested in studying in the United States can view the graphic below for more information and follow the International Student Counsel blog for tips on everything from the application process to life after graduation.


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