One-third (33 percent) of Florida Institute of Technology students are from overseas – the highest percentage of international students for the 2015-2016 academic year in US News Short List.
The school beat 296 other ranked institutions that submitted data for the US News Short List.
New York’s New School and the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) took second and third place respectively – 32.4 percent of New School’s undergrad cohort are international while 26.5 percent of IIT’s undergrad cohort are from abroad.
On the flip side, only 0.3 percent of St John Fisher College’s 2,805-strong undergraduate cohort are international students – the lowest percentage on the list.
More than 1,800 colleges and universities were surveyed for US News’ 2016 overall survey of undergraduate programmes which is mainly used for its annual Best Colleges rankings.
This US News Short List ranking schools according to the representation of international students is a separate and smaller scale list of rankings. Schools self-reported their data on academic programmes and student body composition to US News.
Here are the top 10 schools with the highest percentage of undergraduate international student enrollment during the 2015-2016 school year:
|National University (state)||Percentage of international students||Total undergraduate enrollment||US News rank|
|Florida Institute of Technology||33||3,586||171 (tie)|
|New School (NY)||32.40||6,792||129 (tie)|
|Illinois Institute of Technology||26.50||2,991||103 (tie)|
|University of Tulsa (OK)||25.80||3,478||86 (tie)|
|Suffolk University (MA)||23.20||5,565||188 (tie)|
|University of California—San Diego||22.80||26,590||44 (tie)|
|Carnegie Mellon University (PA)||22.40||6,454||24 (tie)|
|Boston University||20.50||17,932||39 (tie)|
|Brandeis University (MA)||20||3,621||34 (tie)|
|Northeastern University (MA)||19.90||13,697||39 (tie)|