NYU Remains Leader in Attracting International Students, Sending Students to Study Abroad, New Report Finds


New York University remains one of the top American universities in both attracting international students and in sending students to study abroad, according to a new report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The report, “Open Doors 2008,” underscores the transformation of NYU as a “Global Network University”- it maintains study abroad sites on five continents that are fully integrated with each other and are connected to NYU in New York.

New York University remains one of the top American universities in both attracting international students and in sending students to study abroad, according to a new report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). The report, “Open Doors 2008,” underscores the transformation of NYU as a “Global Network University”- it maintains study abroad sites on five continents that are fully integrated with each other and are connected to NYU in New York.

NYU was the top institution in sending students to study abroad for academic credit (3,034). This is the sixth-consecutive year that NYU has been the top-ranked university in students who study abroad. It was followed by Michigan State University (2,801), the University of Texas-Austin (2,172), the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2,079), and the University of Georgia (2,060). Data for U.S. students who study abroad are from the 2006-07 academic year.

NYU ranked second in attracting international students (6,404), trailing only the University of Southern California (7,189). They were followed by Columbia University (6,297), the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (5,933), and Purdue University (5,772). Data fo 500

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