10 Business Schools With Most International Students

Over the past few years, the number of international students applying to all forms of graduate school has been steadily increasing, and business school has been no exception.  In fact, business school is one of the most popular graduate school destinations for international students; approximately 45 percent of applicants to full-time graduate business programs in the U.S. in 2011, up from 6 percent in 2010.

As applications by international students to business school have increased, so has the number of international students enrolled in business school.  Of the 135 business schools that reported enrollment statistics to U.S. News & World Report, on average 28.3 percent of full-time M.B.A. students were international.  Wondering what the most popular international destinations were? Below are the top 10 business schools with the highest percentages of full-time students from countries abroad in 2011.

Business School Fall 2011 full-time enrollment Percentage international students U.S. News business school rank
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Lally) 85 70.6 70
University of California-Riverside (Anderson) 155 66.5 97
Hofstra University (Zarb) 106 65.1 Rank not reported
Clark University 117 61.5 Rank not reported
Purdue University–West Lafayette (Krannert) 210 57.1 42
Bentley University (McCallum) 84 54.8 75
St. John’s University (Tobin) 529 53.7 Rank not reported
University of Rochester (Simon) 293 52.6 37
Thunderbird School of Global Management 509 52.5 75
Case Western Reserve University (Weatherhead) 143 52.4 52

Are you an international student thinking about applying to graduate school in the U.S.? Check back soon for tips on how to make your application stand out from the crowd!

Adapted from http://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/the-short-list-grad-school/articles/2012/05/15/10-business-schools-with-the-most-international-students-2

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One Response to 10 Business Schools With Most International Students

  1. kelven says:

    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Lally) is also placed in the Top 50 on BusinessWeek’s “The Best Undergraduate B-Schools”: http://goodmbaguide.com/top-business-schools-in-new-york/

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