U.S. universities with the greatest number of international students, 2016-17

Nov. 28, 2017
More than 17,000 international students were enrolled at New York University.

More than 1 million college students from other nations in 2016-17 were attending institutions in the United States.

Those students enroll in colleges and universities across the United States, but the most popular campus destinations are in California, New York, and Texas. Of the 1,078,822 international students attending U.S. higher-education institutions, about one in three did so in those three states, according to the International Institute of Education's annual Open Doors report. New York University had the most international students in 2016-17—17,326.

Here are the 10 U.S. universities with the greatest numbers of international students.

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