Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Best International Education Schools

Find Schools Near

2021 Best International Education Schools

18 Colleges
$51,040 Avg Salary
$37,857 Avg Student Debt

Finding the Best International Education School for You

International Education is the #303 most popular major in the country with 400 degrees and certificates awarded in 2018-2019.

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for students. With more and more schools offering online options, you could even register for a great program on the other side of the country. On top of that, there are a considerable number of trade schools that offer fast-track entry to many fields.

Along with in-depth profiles of schools and the programs they offer, Course Advisor has created the Best International Education Schools to help you in your search for the best school for you. This report analyzed 18 schools in the United States to see which ones offered the best programs for students.

View our full ranking methodology.

2021 Best International Education Schools in the United States

The colleges and universities below are the best for international ed majors pursuing a .

Top 10 Best International Education Schools

#1

Duke University

Durham, NC

Our 2021 rankings named Duke University the best school in the United States for international education students. Located in the city of Durham, Duke is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

On average, international ed graduates from Duke take out $9,965 in student loans while working on their degree. When it comes time to repay the loan, graduates who are on a 10-year repayment plan pay an average monthly payment of $103.

Read More…

Request Information
#2

Lehigh University

Bethlehem, PA

Out of the 18 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Lehigh University landed the # 2 spot on the list. Located in the city of Bethlehem, Lehigh is a private not-for-profit college with a medium-sized student population.

Read full report on International Education at Lehigh University

Request Information
#3

American University

Washington, DC

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend American University. It ranked #3 on our 2021 Best International Education Schools list. Located in the city of Washington, The American University is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

While working on their degree, international ed majors at The American University accumulate an average of around $47,708 in student debt. The average monthly payment of a loan this size is about $556, assuming that the borrower is on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full International Education at American University Report

Request Information

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend The College of New Jersey. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Best International Education Schools list. Located in the suburb of Ewing, TCNJ is a public school with a medium-sized student population.

Read full report on International Education at The College of New Jersey

Request Information
#5

New York University

New York, NY

A rank of #5 on this year’s list means New York University is a great place for international education students. Located in the city of New York, NYU is a private not-for-profit college with a very large student population.

Full International Education at New York University Report

Request Information
#6

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN

Vanderbilt University ranked #6 on this year’s Best International Education Schools list. Located in the city of Nashville, Vanderbilt is a private not-for-profit school with a large student population.

Read full report on International Education at Vanderbilt University

Request Information
#7

Boston College

Chestnut Hill, MA

With a ranking of #7, Boston College did quite well on this year’s best schools for international education students. Boston College is a fairly large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Chestnut Hill.

Read full report on International Education at Boston College

Request Information

Teachers College at Columbia University came in at #8 in this year’s edition of the Best International Education Schools ranking. Teachers College is a small private not-for-profit school located in the large city of New York.

The average amount in student loans that international ed majors at Teachers College take out is $60,160. This translates to an average monthly loan payment of $701, based on a 10-year repayment plan.

Full International Education at Teachers College at Columbia University Report

Request Information
#9

University at Albany

Albany, NY

University at Albany did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for international education students. It came in at #9 on the list. Located in the city of Albany, UAlbany is a public school with a fairly large student population.

Read full report on International Education at University at Albany

Request Information

Indiana University - Bloomington came in at #10 in this year’s edition of the Best International Education Schools ranking. IU Bloomington is a fairly large public school located in the city of Bloomington.

Read full report on International Education at Indiana University - Bloomington

Request Information

International Education by Region

View the Best International Education Schools for a specific region near you.

Region
Southeast
New England
Rocky Mountains
Plains States
Middle Atlantic
Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 14 majors within the area of study, international education has other similar majors worth exploring.

Majors Similar to International Ed

Related Major Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
General Education 31,066
Special Education 30,639

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 18 schools only.

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to Rculatta.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

Featured Schools

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.