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

 

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