Florida Institute of Technology had the highest percentage of international students enrolled in the United States, according to a new ranking from U.S. News & World Report. The Melbourne-based institution ranked first among the most desirable 10 U.S. national universities for foreign-born students with a 32.9 percent share of international students enrolled in fall 2014. This marks a 5 percentage points increase from the year before.
Next on the list is the News School in New York with 31.7 percent international students, followed by the Illinois Institute of Technology (29.8 percent), the University of Tulsa (26.7 percent), Lynn University in Florida (23 percent), Carnegie Mellon University in New York (20.9 percent), University of California in San Diego (19.9 percent), Andrews University in Michigan (19.6 percent), Northeastern University in Massachusetts (19.1 percent), and University of San Francisco (19 percent).
According to the Institute of International Education, the overall number of international students in the U.S. is on the rise. U.S. colleges and universities saw a 10 percent increase in enrollment during the 2014/2015 school year.
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