Most International Students

Regional Universities (South)

International students can add diversity to a college or university, enriching the experience of other students on campus. Schools with a strong global presence often have a wealth of cultural groups and events, allowing international students an opportunity to share their food, music and traditions with their U.S. peers. International students attending one of the schools listed below may also benefit from a large foreign community when trying to acclimate to American life. These colleges reported the highest percentage of their students who were international in the 2012-2013 academic year.

These rankings are split into 4 regions: North, South, Midwest and West.

School International
Embry-​Riddle Aeronautical University

Daytona Beach, FL

15%
St. Thomas University

Miami Gardens, FL

15%
St. Leo University

Saint Leo, FL

13%
University of Tampa

Tampa, FL

10%
Marymount University

Arlington, VA

10%
Harding University

Searcy, AR

7%
Campbellsville University

Campbellsville, KY

7%
University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, KY

7%
Liberty University

Lynchburg, VA

6%
Arkansas State University

State University, AR

6%
Tennessee Technological University

Cookeville, TN

6%
Rollins College

Winter Park, FL

5%
Lee University

Cleveland, TN

5%
William Carey University

Hattiesburg, MS

5%
Brenau University

Gainesville, GA

4%
Pfeiffer University

Misenheimer, NC

4%
Stetson University

DeLand, FL

4%
Cumberland University

Lebanon, TN

4%
Christian Brothers University

Memphis, TN

4%
Palm Beach Atlantic University

West Palm Beach, FL

4%
McNeese State University

Lake Charles, LA

4%
Shenandoah University

Winchester, VA

4%
Union College

Barbourville, KY

4%
Northern Kentucky University

Highland Heights, KY

4%
Auburn University—​Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

4%
Mercer University

Macon, GA

4%
University of North Alabama

Florence, AL

4%
Wingate University

Wingate, NC

4%
Southern Polytechnic State University

Marietta, GA

4%
Murray State University

Murray, KY

3%
Winthrop University

Rock Hill, SC

3%
University of Central Arkansas

Conway, AR

3%
Southern Arkansas University

Magnolia, AR

3%
Georgia Southwestern State University

Americus, GA

3%
Loyola University New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

3%
Mississippi College

Clinton, MS

3%
Western Kentucky University

Bowling Green, KY

3%
King University

Bristol, TN

3%
University of Louisiana—​Monroe

Monroe, LA

3%
Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, TN

2%
Arkansas Tech University

Russellville, AR

2%
Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, AL

2%
University of Tennessee—​Martin

Martin, TN

2%
Columbia International University

Columbia, SC

2%
Freed-​Hardeman University

Henderson, TN

2%
Eastern Kentucky University

Richmond, KY

2%
Troy University

Troy, AL

2%
Valdosta State University

Valdosta, GA

2%
Nicholls State University

Thibodaux, LA

2%
Delta State University

Cleveland, MS

2%

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