Why do you choose U.S. colleges and universities?

Every year, the number of international students in the US rises as more and more students choose the Unites States as the place they wanted to broaden their experience and continue their education. In fact, the US is now the most popular country for international students. Why do so many international students choose U.S. colleges and universities?

Before you pack your bags, you should learn what the U.S. has to offer you:

  • U.S. degrees have an excellent international reputation
  • American universities are bastions of cultural diversity
  • U.S. universities offer excellent support facilities to international students
  • U.S. universities invest in optimised classroom experiences
  • American universities offer a flexible environment for every students’ needs

Distribution of US Universities

Country Rank School Name Province Found Year World Rank
1 Harvard University Massachusetts 1636 1
2 Stanford University California 1885 2
3 University of California, Berkeley California 1868 3
4 Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Massachusetts 1861 5
5 Princeton University New Jersey 1746 6
6 California Institute of Technology California 1891 8
7 Columbia University New York 1754 9
8 University of Chicago Illinois 1890 10
9 Yale University Connecticut 1701 11
10 University of California, Los Angeles California 1919 12
11 Cornell University New York 1865 13
12 University of California, San Diego California 1903 14
13 University of Washington Washington 1861 15
14 Johns Hopkins University Maryland 1876 16
15 University of Pennsylvania Maine 1740 18
16 University of California, San Francisco California 1868 21
17 University of Michigan-Ann Arbor Michigan 1817 23
17 Washington University in St. Louis Missouri 1853 23
19 Duke University North Carolina 1838 25
20 Northwestern University Illinois 1851 26
21 University of Wisconsin - Madison Wisconsin 1848 28
22 New York University New York 1831 29
23 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Illinois 1867 30
24 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities Minnesota 1851 33
25 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill North Carolina 1789 35
26 Rockefeller University New York 1901 37
27 University of Colorado at Boulder New York 1876 38
28 University of California, Santa Barbara California 1909 42
29 The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas Texas 1943 43
30 The University of Texas at Austin Texas 1883 44
31 University of Southern California Texas 1880 49
32 University of Maryland, College Park Maryland 1856 52
33 University of California, Irvine California 1965 58
34 Vanderbilt University Tennessee 1873 60
35 Purdue University - West Lafayette Indiana 1869 63
36 Carnegie Mellon University Pennsylvania 1900 68
37 University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh Campus New York 1787 70
38 Rice University Texas 1891 72
39 Boston University Massachusetts 1869 75
39 University of California, Davis California 1908 75
41 Pennsylvania State University - University Park Maine 1855 77
42 The Ohio State University - Columbus Ohio 1870 79
43 University of California, Santa Cruz California 1965 83
44 Mayo Medical School Minnesota 1971 86
45 Brown University Rhode island 1764 90
45 University of Florida Florida 1853 90
47 Georgia Institute of Technology Illinois 1885 93
48 Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey - New Brunswick New Jersey 1766 96
48 The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center Texas 1941 96
50 University of Utah Utah 1850 100
51-61 Arizona State University Arizona 1885 101-150
51-61 Baylor College of Medicine Texas 1900 101-150
51-61 Case Western Reserve University Ohio 1826 101-150
51-61 Emory University Georgia 1836 101-150
51-61 Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai New York 1963 101-150
51-61 Indiana University Bloomington Indiana 1820 101-150
51-61 Michigan State University Michigan 1855 101-150
51-61 Texas A&M University Texas 1876 101-150
51-61 Tufts University Massachusetts 1852 101-150
51-61 University of Arizona Arizona 1885 101-150
51-61 University of Rochester New York 1850 101-150
62-71 Oregon Health and Science University Oregon 1974 151-200
62-71 Oregon State University Oregon 1858 151-200
62-71 University of California, Riverside California 1954 151-200
62-71 University of Delaware Delaware 1743 151-200
62-71 University of Hawaii at Manoa Hawaii 1907 151-200
62-71 University of Iowa Iowa 1847 151-200
62-71 University of Massachusetts Amherst Massachusetts 1863 151-200
62-71 University of Massachusetts Medical School - Worcester Massachusetts 1962 151-200
62-71 University of Miami Florida 1925 151-200
62-71 University of Virginia Virginia 1819 151-200
72-98 Brandeis University Massachusetts 1948 201-300
72-98 Colorado State University Colorado 1870 201-300
72-98 Dartmouth College Texas 1769 201-300
72-98 Drexel University Pennsylvania 1891 201-300
72-98 Florida State University Florida 1857 201-300
72-98 George Mason University Virginia 1972 201-300
72-98 Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis Indiana 1969 201-300
72-98 Iowa State University Iowa 1858 201-300
72-98 Medical University of South Carolina South carolina 1824 201-300
72-98 North Carolina State University - Raleigh North Carolina 1887 201-300
72-98 Northeastern University Massachusetts 1898 201-300
72-98 Stony Brook University New York 1957 201-300
72-98 The University of Georgia Washington 1785 201-300
72-98 The University of New Mexico - Albuquerque New mexico 1889 201-300
72-98 The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Texas 1972 201-300
72-98 University of Alabama at Birmingham Alabama 1966 201-300
72-98 University of Cincinnati Ohio 1819 201-300
72-98 University of Houston Texas 1927 201-300
72-98 University of Illinois at Chicago Illinois 1982 201-300
72-98 University of Kansas Kansas 1865 201-300
72-98 University of Maryland, Baltimore Maryland 1807 201-300
72-98 University of Missouri - Columbia Georgia 1839 201-300
72-98 University of Nebraska - Lincoln Nebraska 1869 201-300
72-98 University of Notre Dame Indiana 1842 201-300
72-98 University of South Florida Florida 1956 201-300
72-98 Virginia Commonwealth University Virginia 1837 201-300
72-98 Yeshiva University New York 1886 201-300
99-119 Boston College Massachusetts 1863 301-400
99-119 Georgetown University Washington 1789 301-400
99-119 Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge Louisiana 1860 301-400
99-119 Rush University Illinois 301-400
99-119 Temple University Pennsylvania 1884 301-400
99-119 The George Washington University Nebraska 1821 301-400
99-119 The University of Texas at Dallas Texas 1969 301-400
99-119 The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Texas 1976 301-400
99-119 Thomas Jefferson University Pennsylvania 1824 301-400
99-119 University at Buffalo, the State University of New York New York 1846 301-400
99-119 University of Colorado at Denver Colorado 1912 301-400
99-119 University of Connecticut Connecticut 1881 301-400
99-119 University of Kentucky Kentucky 1865 301-400
99-119 University of Maryland, Baltimore County Maryland 1963 301-400
99-119 University of North Texas Washington 1890 301-400
99-119 University of Oregon Oregon 1876 301-400
99-119 University of South Carolina - Columbia South carolina 1801 301-400
99-119 University of Tennessee - Knoxville Tennessee 1794 301-400
99-119 University of Vermont Vermont 1791 301-400
99-119 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Virginia 1872 301-400
99-119 Wayne State University Michigan 1868 301-400
120-137 Brigham Young University Utah 1875 401-500
120-137 City University of New York City College New York 1847 401-500
120-137 Florida International University Florida 1972 401-500
120-137 Oklahoma State University Oklahoma 1890 401-500
120-137 Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute New York 1824 401-500
120-137 Saint Louis University Missouri 1818 401-500
120-137 San Diego State University California 1897 401-500
120-137 Texas Tech University Texas 1923 401-500
120-137 The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston Texas 1891 401-500
120-137 University at Albany (State University of New York) New York 1844 401-500
120-137 University of Alaska - Fairbanks Alaska 1917 401-500
120-137 University of Central Florida Florida 1963 401-500
120-137 University of Montana - Missoula Montana 1893 401-500
120-137 University of Wyoming Wyoming 1886 401-500
120-137 Utah State University Utah 1888 401-500
120-137 Wake Forest University North Carolina 1834 401-500
120-137 Washington State University Washington 1890 401-500
120-137 West Virginia University Missouri 1867 401-500