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

  1. Princeton University
  2. Yale University
  3. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  4. Harvard University
  5. Columbia University
  6. California Institute of Technology
  7. Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
  8. Amherst College
  9. Stanford University
  10. Babson College
  11. University of Pennsylvania
  12. Claremont McKenna College
  13. Georgetown University
  14. Brown University
  15. New York University
  16. Pomona College
  17. Cornell University
  18. Johns Hopkins University
  19. Lafayette College
  20. University of Chicago
  21. Dartmouth College
  22. University of California-Los Angeles
  23. University of Notre Dame
  24. Harvey Mudd College
  25. Barnard College
  26. Northwestern University
  27. Carnegie Mellon University
  28. Rice University
  29. Swarthmore College
  30. Tufts University
  31. Williams College
  32. Vassar College
  33. University of Southern California
  34. Vanderbilt University
  35. Bowdoin College
  36. Haverford College
  37. Pitzer College
  38. Washington University in St Louis
  39. Bates College
  40. Wesleyan University
  41. Wellesley College
  42. University of California-Berkeley
  43. Boston College
  44. Middlebury College
  45. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  46. Carleton College
  47. University of Maryland-College Park
  48. Grinnell College
  49. Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus
  50. Colgate University

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Source: Forbes