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International Students: Leading Institutions by Institutional Type

2011/12

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE: TOP 40 DOCTORATE INSTITUTIONS*, 2011/12
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 9,269
2 University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 8,997
3 New York University New York NY 8,660
4 Purdue University - Main Campus West Lafayette IN 8,563
5 Columbia University New York NY 8,024
6 University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 6,703
7 Northeastern University Boston MA 6,486
8 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 6,382
9 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 6,209
10 Ohio State University - Main Campus Columbus OH 6,142
11 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington IN 6,123
12 Penn State University - University Park University Park PA 6,075
13 Boston University Boston MA 6,041
14 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 5,661
15 Arizona State University Tempe AZ 5,616
16 University of Florida Gainesville FL 5,588
17 Harvard University Cambridge MA 5,453
18 University of Washington Seattle WA 5,372
19 SUNY University at Buffalo Buffalo NY 5,357
20 University of Texas - Austin Austin TX 5,324
21 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 5,296
22 Texas A&M University College Station TX 5,013
23 University of California - Berkeley Berkeley CA 5,004
24 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 4,973
25 University of Houston Houston TX 4,879
26 University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison WI 4,840
27 Cornell University Ithaca NY 4,595
28 Stanford University Stanford CA 4,426
29 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 4,306
30 University of Texas - Dallas Richardson TX 4,220
31 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 4,049
32 University of Maryland - College Park College Park MD 3,924
33 Massachusetts Institute of Technology Cambridge MA 3,833
34 Iowa State University Ames IA 3,809
35 SUNY Stony Brook University Stony Brook NY 3,726
36 University of Texas - Arlington Arlington TX 3,613
37 University of Iowa Iowa City IA 3,463
38 University of Chicago Chicago IL 3,443
39 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 3,436
40 University of Arizona Tucson AZ 3,368

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE: TOP 40 MASTER'S INSTITUTIONS*, 2011/12
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 California State University - Northridge Northridge CA 2,803
2 California State University - Long Beach Long Beach CA 2,563
3 San Francisco State University San Francisco CA 2,469
4 San Jose State University San Jose CA 2,177
5 Rochester Institute of Technology Rochester NY 2,131
6 California State University - Fullerton Fullerton CA 2,109
7 Johnson and Wales University Providence RI 2,093
8 CUNY Baruch College New York NY 1,834
9 University of Bridgeport Bridgeport CT 1,813
10 California State University - East Bay Hayward CA 1,536
11 New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury Old Westbury NY 1,495
12 Suffolk University Boston MA 1,362
13 St. Cloud State University St. Cloud MN 1,250
14 Fairleigh Dickinson University Teaneck NJ 1,212
15 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 1,195
16 SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology New York NY 1,162
17 Pratt Institute Brooklyn NY 1,154
18 Bentley University Waltham MA 1,074
19 Liberty University Lynchburg VA 1,038
20 California State University - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 1,021
21 Lindenwood University St. Charles MO 1,004
22 Eastern Michigan University Ypsilanti MI 1,001
23 Hawaii Pacific University Honolulu HI 992
24 Santa Clara University Santa Clara CA 985
25 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Pomona CA 980
26 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester NH 971
27 Troy University Troy AL 920
28 CUNY City College of New York New York NY 916
29 CUNY Hunter College New York NY 914
30 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Daytona Beach FL 873
31 Murray State University Murray KY 871
32 Tennessee Technological University Cookeville TN 853
33 University of New Haven West Haven CT 830
34 California State University - Sacramento Sacramento CA 818
35 Towson University Towson MD 802
36 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston TX 797
37 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 785
38 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato MN 770
39 Purdue University - Calumet Campus Hammond IN 750
40 University of Tampa Tampa FL 696

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE: TOP 40 BACCALAUREATE INSTITUTIONS*, 2011/12
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Brigham Young University - Hawaii Campus Laie, Oahu HI 1,021
2 Brigham Young University - Idaho Rexburg ID 797
3 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley MA 646
4 Utah Valley State College Orem UT 461
5 Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 392
6 Dickinson State University Dickinson ND 368
7 University of Richmond Richmond VA 328
8 Smith College Northampton MA 327
9 Middlebury College Middlebury VT 312
10 CUNY New York City College of Technology Brooklyn NY 296
11 Wesleyan University Middletown CT 287
12 Wellesley College Wellesley MA 286
13 DePauw University Greencastle IN 275
14 College of Saint Benedict/Saint John's University Collegeville MN 268
14 Macalester College Saint Paul MN 268
16 Northern State University Aberdeen SD 261
17 Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster PA 250
18 Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr PA 249
19 Lewis and Clark College Portland OR 244
20 Webber International University Babson Park FL 233
21 Willamette University Salem OR 231
22 La Roche College Pittsburgh PA 230
23 Trinity College Hartford CT 214
24 Montana Tech of the University of Montana Butte MT 210
25 Bucknell University Lewisburg PA 206
26 Earlham College Richmond IN 204
26 Grinnell College Grinnell IA 204
28 Soka University of America Aliso Viejo CA 202
29 Lake Forest College Lake Forest IL 194
29 University of Hawaii - Hilo Hilo HI 194
31 Oberlin College Oberlin OH 191
31 Westminster College Fulton MO 191
33 Marietta College Marietta OH 190
34 Dickinson College Carlisle PA 188
35 Kendall College Chicago IL 185
36 Wentworth Institute of Technology Boston MA 182
37 Carleton College Northfield MN 179
38 Vassar College Poughkeepsie NY 176
39 Lewis-Clark State College Lewiston ID 174
40 Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware OH 170
INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE: TOP 40 ASSOCIATE'S INSTITUTIONS*, 2011/12 
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Houston Community College Houston TX 5,829
2 Santa Monica College Santa Monica CA 3,296
3 De Anza College Cupertino CA 2,551
4 Lone Star College The Woodlands TX 1,957
5 Montgomery College Rockville MD 1,787
6 Miami-Dade College Miami FL 1,649
7 Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill CA 1,556
8 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale VA 1,446
9 City College of San Francisco San Francisco CA 1,433
10 Green River Community College Auburn WA 1,407
11 CUNY LaGuardia Community College Long Island City NY 1,374
12 Seattle Central Community College Seattle WA 1,347
13 Foothill College Los Altos Hills CA 1,304
14 Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA 1,299
15 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College New York NY 1,287
16 Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara CA 1,235
17 Richland College Dallas TX 1,203
18 Nassau Community College Garden City NY 1,160
19 Pasadena City College Pasadena CA 1063
20 Bellevue College Bellevue WA 992
21 El Camino College Torrance CA 871
22 East Los Angeles College Monterey Park CA 810
23 Bunker Hill Community College Boston MA 807
24 Los Angeles City College Los Angeles CA 795
25 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa CA 793
26 Portland Community College Portland OR 749
27 North Seattle Community College Seattle WA 744
28 Collin College McKinney TX 713
29 Bergen Community College Paramus NJ 689
30 Grossmont College El Cajon CA 652
31 Austin Community College Austin TX 636
32 Shoreline Community College Shoreline WA 630
33 North Lake College Irving TX 628
34 Central New Mexico Community College Albuquerque NM 610
35 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu HI 591
36 Georgia Perimeter College Clarkston GA 589
37 Quincy College Quincy MA 556
38 Glendale Community College Glendale CA 528
39 Valencia Community College Orlando FL 511
40 Broward College Fort Lauderdale FL 507

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS BY INSTITUTIONAL TYPE: TOP 40 SPECIALIZED INSTITUTIONS*, 2011/12
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Academy of Art University San Francisco CA 4,414
2 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 1,392
3 School of Visual Arts New York NY 1,207
4 Babson College Babson Park MA 941
5 Berkeley College - New York New York NY 933
6 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago IL 702
7 Thunderbird School of Global Management Glendale AZ 618
8 University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston Houston TX 593
9 Rhode Island School of Design Providence RI 500
10 Art Center College of Design Pasadena CA 479
11 Loma Linda University Loma Linda CA 459
12 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences Boston MA 327
13 Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX 321
14 California College of the Arts Oakland CA 315
15 Tufts University - The Fletcher School Medford MA 294
16 Goldey-Beacom College Wilmington DE 276
17 Northwood University - Florida Campus West Palm Beach FL 236
17 University of Maryland - Baltimore Baltimore MD 236
19 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas Dallas TX 229
20 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale FL 190
21 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore MD 182
21 University of Massachusetts Medical School Shrewsbury MA 182
23 University of the Arts Philadelphia PA 168
24 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Albany NY 146
25 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City SD 145
26 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield IL 141
27 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute IN 139
28 University of Kansas Medical Center Kansas City KS 135
29 New England College of Optometry Boston MA 134
29 Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota FL 134
31 Art Institute of Seattle Seattle WA 131
32 University of California - San Francisco San Francisco CA 125
33 Medical University of South Carolina Charleston SC 121
34 Dallas Theological Seminary Dallas TX 118
35 University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Oklahoma City OK 112
36 American Film Institute Conservatory Los Angeles CA 110
37 SUNY Upstate Medical University Syracuse NY 105
38 Palmer College of Chiropractic Davenport IA 103
39 Calvin Theological Seminary Grand Rapids MI 99
39 Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary Kansas City MO 99

* Based on the 2010 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. These are not entirely comparable to the classifications used in previous reports.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2012). "International Students by Institutional Type, 2011/12." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors