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50 Best U.S. Colleges For International Students 2016

Last year  some 1 million students  came from foreign countries to study in the U.S., making it the global powerhouse in higher education. It’s not hard to see why. American colleges and universities have minted scores of billionaires, Nobel Prize winners, game-changing entrepreneurs and celebrated leaders in politics, the arts, science, business and more. The global brand value of institutions such as Stanford, Harvard and MIT rivals that of Apple, Google and Microsoft. With the numbers of international students at U.S. colleges and universities skyrocketing – last year saw the  highest rate of growth in 35 years , according to the Institute of International Education (IIE) – we decided to look at what schools are best for this exploding demographic.  This the heart of this inaugural FORBES college ranking, especially created for foreign students and their families, the only one of its kind. We rate four-year private and public schools based on the metrics that matter most to