Country Rankings on International Student Destinations

international student destination

United States was ranked as the number one international student destination in the world

The Institute of International Education published a report 2018 Project Atlas where one of the contents is the top 15 international student destination.

The report showed that United States is the top international student destination with 1,094,792 students. Completing the top five are United kingdom (506,480), China (489,200), Australia (371,885), and Canada (370,710).

2018 International Student Destinations


Rank CountryStudents
1Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 1United States of America1,094,792
2Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 2United Kingdom506,480
3Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 3China489,200
4Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 4Australia371,885
5Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 5Canada370,710
6Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 6France343,386
7Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 7Russia313,089
8Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 8Germany265,484
9Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 9Japan188,384
10Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 10Spain109,522
11Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 11Netherlands76,462
12Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 12New Zealand61,402
13Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 13Sweden35,862
14Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 14Finland30,807
15Country Rankings on International Student Destinations 15Chile3,198

 

Source: Institute of International Education
Full report: 2018 Project Atlas Report