Forbes has published its list of the top 50 US colleges for international students in 2019.
How did they do it?
Forbes applies a range of weighted criteria to US colleges for international students:
- 60% weighting is given to school quality based on the Forbes Top Colleges ranking methodology.
- 15% weighting is given to the international student six-year graduation rate.
- 10% weighting is given for colleges that offer full-nee aid or need-blind admission policies for international students.
- 5% weighting is based on enrollment figures in courses that are the most popular with international students, like engineering and business.
- 5% is based on the college’s international student population.
- 5% is attributed based on the number of foreign workers in the college’s area.
Forbes list of Top Colleges for International Students – 2019
- Princeton University
- Yale University
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Harvard University
- Columbia University
- California Institute of Technology
- Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
- Amherst College
- Stanford University
- Babson College
- University of Pennsylvania
- Claremont McKenna College
- Georgetown University
- Brown University
- New York University
- Pomona College
- Cornell University
- Johns Hopkins University
- Lafayette College
- University of Chicago
- Dartmouth College
- University of California-Los Angeles
- University of Notre Dame
- Harvey Mudd College
- Barnard College
- Northwestern University
- Carnegie Mellon University
- Rice University
- Swarthmore College
- Tufts University
- Williams College
- Vassar College
- University of Southern California
- Vanderbilt University
- Bowdoin College
- Haverford College
- Pitzer College
- Washington University in St Louis
- Bates College
- Wesleyan University
- Wellesley College
- University of California-Berkeley
- Boston College
- Middlebury College
- University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
- Carleton College
- University of Maryland-College Park
- Grinnell College
- Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
- Colgate University
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