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2015/16

TOP 40 DOCTORATE-GRANTING UNIVERSITIES* HOSTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2015/16
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 New York University New York NY 15,543
2 University of Southern California Los Angeles CA 13,340
3 Arizona State University - Tempe Tempe AZ 12,751
4 Columbia University New York NY 12,740
5 University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign Champaign IL 12,085
6 Northeastern University - Boston Boston MA 11,702
7 University of California - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 11,513
8 Purdue University - West Lafayette West Lafayette IN 10,563
9 Boston University Boston MA 8,455
10 University of Washington Seattle WA 8,259
11 Michigan State University East Lansing MI 8,256
12 University of Texas - Dallas Richardson TX 8,145
13 Pennsylvania State University - University Park University Park PA 8,084
14 University of Michigan - Ann Arbor Ann Arbor MI 7,630
15 University of California - San Diego La Jolla CA 7,556
16 University of California - Berkeley Berkeley CA 7,313
17 Indiana University - Bloomington Bloomington IN 7,159
18 Ohio State University - Columbus Columbus OH 7,117
19 Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh PA 7,051
20 University of Minnesota - Twin Cities Minneapolis MN 7,037
21 SUNY University at Buffalo Buffalo NY 7,026
22 Texas A&M University - College Station College Station TX 6,940
23 University of Florida Gainesville FL 6,751
24 University of Wisconsin - Madison Madison WI 6,440
25 University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia PA 6,221
26 University of Texas - Arlington Arlington TX 6,169
27 University of Texas - Austin Austin TX 6,069
28 Rutgers University - New Brunswick New Brunswick NJ 6,040
29 Cornell University Ithaca NY 6,008
30 Georgia Institute of Technology Atlanta GA 5,979
31 University of Maryland - College Park College Park MD 5,802
32 Harvard University Cambridge MA 5,679
33 University of California - Irvine Irvine CA 5,647
34 SUNY Stony Brook University Stony Brook NY 5,609
35 University of Houston Houston TX 5,552
36 University of California - Davis Davis CA 5,381
37 Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago IL 5,362
38 North Carolina State University Raleigh NC 5,266
39 Syracuse University Syracuse NY 5,259
40 University of South Florida - Tampa Tampa FL 5,203
TOP 40 MASTER'S COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES* HOSTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2015/16
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 California State University - Northridge Northridge CA 3,924
2 San Jose State University San Jose CA 3,720
3 University of Central Missouri Warrensburg MO 3,707
4 California State University - Long Beach Long Beach CA 3,153
5 New York Institute of Technology - Old Westbury Old Westbury NY 2,895
6 CUNY Baruch College New York NY 2,430
7 University of Bridgeport Bridgeport CT 1,883
8 California State University - Los Angeles Los Angeles CA 1,770
9 Missouri State University Springfield MO 1,749
10 International Technological University San Jose CA 1,667
11 Santa Clara University Santa Clara CA 1,583
12 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green KY 1,522
13 University of Houston - Clear Lake Houston TX 1,494
14 Johnson and Wales University - Providence Providence RI 1,486
15 California State University - East Bay Hayward CA 1,484
16 University of Central Oklahoma Edmond OK 1,482
17 University of New Haven West Haven CT 1,420
18 University of Illinois - Springfield Springfield IL 1,413
19 California State University - San Bernardino San Bernardino CA 1,370
20 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester NH 1,358
21 SUNY Fashion Institute of Technology New York NY 1,296
22 Southeast Missouri State University Cape Girardeau MO 1,289
23 Bentley University Waltham MA 1,281
23 Minnesota State University - Mankato Mankato MN 1,281
25 St. Cloud State University - St. Cloud Saint Cloud MN 1,245
26 Murray State University Murray KY 1,224
27 The University of Tampa Tampa FL 1,187
28 California State Polytechnic University - Pomona Pomona CA 1,139
29 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach Daytona Beach FL 1,134
30 University of Michigan - Dearborn Dearborn MI 1,117
31 Monroe College New Rochelle NY 1,112
32 Northwest Missouri State University Maryville MO 1,110
33 Troy University Troy AL 982
33 Full Sail University Winter Park FL 982
35 Purdue University - Calumet Hammond IN 971
36 Saginaw Valley State University University Center MI 929
37 Gannon University Erie PA 911
38 Arkansas State University - Jonesboro Jonesboro AR 906
39 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles CA 904
40 Long Island University - Brooklyn Brooklyn NY 902
TOP 40 BACCALAUREATE COLLEGES* HOSTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2015/16
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Brigham Young University - Hawaii Laie, Oahu HI 1,009
2 Brigham Young University - Idaho Rexburg ID 820
3 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley MA 706
4 Smith College Northampton MA 434
5 University of Richmond Richmond VA 430
6 Calvin College Grand Rapids MI 428
7 Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr PA 387
8 Trine University Angola IN 370
9 Bard College Annandale-on-Hudson NY 365
10 Pennsylvania State University - Penn State Erie - Behrend College Erie PA 360
11 La Roche College Pittsburgh PA 357
12 Franklin and Marshall College Lancaster PA 349
13 Macalester College Saint Paul MN 348
14 Wellesley College Wellesley MA 337
15 Middlebury College Middlebury VT 326
16 Wesleyan University Middletown CT 324
17 Willamette University Salem OR 309
18 Colgate University Hamilton NY 292
19 Trinity College Hartford CT 290
20 Colby College Waterville ME 287
20 Kendall College Chicago IL 287
22 Skidmore College Saratoga Springs NY 286
23 Grinnell College Grinnell IA 279
24 Oberlin College Oberlin OH 265
25 Dickinson College Carlisle PA 260
26 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Prescott Prescott AZ 257
27 Bucknell University Lewisburg PA 254
28 Lewis and Clark College Portland OR 252
29 Saint Olaf College Northfield MN 250
30 Lafayette College Easton PA 248
30 Earlham College Richmond IN 248
32 Drew University Madison NJ 245
33 Johnson & Wales University - North Miami North Miami FL 242
33 Missouri Valley College Marshall MO 242
35 Barnard College New York NY 241
35 Saint Lawrence University Canton NY 241
37 University of South Carolina - Aiken Aiken SC 235
38 Claremont McKenna College Claremont CA 229
39 SUNY Farmingdale State College Farmingdale NY 228
40 Carleton College Northfield MN 227
TOP 40 ASSOCIATE'S COLLEGES* HOSTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2015/16
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Houston Community College System Houston TX 5,649
2 Santa Monica College Santa Monica CA 3,551
3 Lone Star College System The Woodlands TX 3,025
4 De Anza College Cupertino CA 2,921
5 Northern Virginia Community College Annandale VA 1,855
6 Seattle Central College Seattle WA 1,848
7 Miami-Dade College Miami FL 1,817
8 Montgomery College Rockville MD 1,791
9 Diablo Valley College Pleasant Hill CA 1,773
10 Green River College Auburn WA 1,750
11 Foothill College Los Altos Hills CA 1,636
12 Edmonds Community College Lynnwood WA 1,524
13 Valencia College Orlando FL 1,509
14 Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara CA 1,424
15 Richland College Dallas TX 1,252
16 City College of San Francisco San Francisco CA 1,213
17 Orange Coast College Costa Mesa CA 1,205
18 Bellevue College Bellevue WA 1,198
19 Shoreline Community College Shoreline WA 1,051
20 Pasadena City College Pasadena CA 1,038
21 North Seattle College Seattle WA 1,019
22 Nassau Community College Garden City NY 1,006
23 Peralta Community College District Oakland CA 983
24 Collin County Community College District McKinney TX 955
25 Bunker Hill Community College Boston MA 944
26 CUNY Borough of Manhattan Community College New York NY 854
27 Kapiolani Community College Honolulu HI 815
28 Irvine Valley College Irvine CA 773
29 El Camino College Torrance CA 770
30 East Los Angeles College Monterey Park CA 735
31 Portland Community College Portland OR 702
32 South Seattle College Seattle WA 695
33 Glendale Community College Glendale CA 692
34 Bergen Community College Paramus NJ 652
35 North Lake College Irving TX 629
36 Grossmont College El Cajon CA 620
37 Perimeter College of Georgia State University Clarkston GA 610
38 CUNY LaGuardia Community College Long Island City NY 607
39 Citrus College Glendora CA 595
40 Mesa Community College Mesa AZ 578
40 Broward College Fort Lauderdale FL 578
TOP 40 SPECIAL FOCUS INSTITUTIONS* HOSTING INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, 2015/16
Rank Institution City State Total Int'l Students
1 Academy of Art University San Francisco CA 5,542
2 Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 2,636
3 School of Visual Arts New York NY 2,019
4 Pratt Institute Brooklyn NY 1,824
5 New York Film Academy Burbank CA 1,492
6 School of the Art Institute of Chicago Chicago IL 1,280
7 Babson College Babson Park MA 1,134
8 Berkeley College - New York New York NY 947
9 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences University Boston MA 928
9 Rhode Island School of Design Providence RI 928
11 California College of the Arts Oakland CA 728
12 Lincoln University Oakland CA 719
13 ArtCenter College of Design Pasadena CA 676
14 University of Texas Health Science Center - Houston Houston TX 654
15 Musicians Institute Hollywood CA 416
16 Maryland Institute College of Art Baltimore MD 393
17 California Institute of the Arts Valencia CA 371
18 Loma Linda University Loma Linda CA 370
19 Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Terre Haute IN 338
20 University of Nebraska Medical Center Omaha NE 303
21 University of Maryland - Baltimore Baltimore MD 290
22 Baylor College of Medicine Houston TX 277
23 Juilliard School New York NY 274
24 Tufts University - Fletcher School Medford MA 239
25 Ringling College of Art and Design Sarasota FL 216
26 DeVry University - New York New York NY 215
27 South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Rapid City SD 184
28 San Francisco Art Institute San Francisco CA 175
29 University of California - San Francisco San Francisco CA 170
30 Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale FL 162
31 University of Massachusetts Medical School Worcester MA 161
32 University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center - Dallas Dallas TX 160
33 New England College of Optometry Boston MA 159
34 University of Texas Health Science Center - San Antonio San Antonio TX 155
35 University of Texas Medical Branch - Galveston Galveston TX 152
36 American Film Institute Conservatory Los Angeles CA 151
37 Cleveland Institute of Music Cleveland OH 146
38 San Francisco Conservatory of Music San Francisco CA 143
39 Thomas Jefferson University Philadelphia PA 140
40 Trinity Evangelical Divinity School Deerfield IL 133

*Based on the 2015 Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. These are not entirely comparable to classifications used in previous Open Doors. For more information, see http://carnegieclassifications.iu.edu/index.php.

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Suggested citation: Institute of International Education. (2016). "International Students by Institutional Type, 2015/16." Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange. Retrieved from http://www.iie.org/opendoors