The world’s leading study destination for international students, the US boasts over 150 leading universities in the QS World University Rankings®. The latest figures show that more than 1.18 million international students were studying in the US as of 2017, 77 percent of whom come from Asia. According to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report, the most popular states for international students were California, New York and Texas, while the most popular subjects were engineering, business and management, mathematics and computer science.
Of course, it’s not just the high standard of US universities that attracts students from far and wide. Whether you’re attracted to the bright lights and fast pace of the big city or to miles of unspoiled wilderness; sun-kissed beaches or vast mountain ranges; the rustic and traditional or the sleek and modern, this huge and incredibly varied country has something for everyone.