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Most Popular University Choices By Students Who Want To Study Abroad

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While there are a lot of reputable universities and colleges in the United States, there are some students who want to study abroad. This may be because the course they want is not available locally or they want to be fully independent and learn more about another country.

It was previously reported that universities from Quebec to British Columbia have experienced an increase in its applications and website traffic from the United States. Apparently, this all began when Trump was announced to become the next president of the U.S. on Nov. 8.

Some of the most popular universities chosen by American students are found in Britain, Australia and Spain, among others. CollegeChoice.net shared the top international universities that a lot of students choose to go to for their studies abroad.

London School of Economics and Political Science

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) has hosted over 6,500 international students, which actually comprise 70 percent of its total student body. It helps that the primary language of instruction in the school is English.

University of the Arts London

This is the largest university in Europe that specializes in fine arts. It has a community of 5,265 international students, which make up 37 percent of the total student body. American students make up about 400 of the total international community.

University of Salamanca

The University of Salamanca is located in Madrid and is the oldest university in Spain. It has a total of 9,200 international students, which make up of 25 percent of the student body.

RMIT University

It is the largest higher education institution in Australia. 56 percent of its international student body is composed of undergraduates while 44 percent are postgraduates.

University College London

University College London got the top seventh place in the QS World University Rankings for 2016-2017. It has nearly 5,000 international students who make up 36 percent of the total student community.

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