Colleges across the world are preparing students to compete in a global workforce. Read about some of the international populations and initiatives of the top 20 Best Global Universities, ranked by U.S. News based on their academic reputations and research performance.
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20. Duke University
Students who attend Duke University in the U.S. can choose from several study abroad opportunities. In addition, theDukeEngage program pays for students to do international or domestic community service for eight weeks, according to the university’s website.
19. University of California—San Diego
Located in the U.S., the University of California—San Diego offers students a variety of short- and long-term opportunities to study abroad.
18. Imperial College London
17. University of Michigan
16. University of Toronto
14 (tie). University of Pennsylvania
14 (tie). Yale University
Yale University, located in the U.S., has a Center for International and Professional Experience, which offers several funding options to help give undergraduates who receive financial aid the opportunity to study, work or conduct research abroad.
12. Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University, located in the U.S., has more than 3,000 international students from more than 120 countries, according to the university’s website. Students have the opportunity to study abroad in nearly 30 countries
11. University of Washington
10. University of Chicago
9. Columbia University
8. University of California—Los Angeles
7. California Institute of Technology
6. University of Cambridge
5. University of Oxford
4. Stanford University
3. University of California—Berkeley
2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Most of the international students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the U.S. are graduate students.
1. Harvard University