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What is the best city in the USA for international students?

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    Claremont Graduate University

    Claremont Graduate University

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    Violet Luxton here, student support specialist at CGU. Here to answer your question, what makes Claremont the perfect city for international students to study in? Well, we were voted the fifth best city in the nation by Money magazine. We're an hour away from the beach, the mountains, the desert, 30 miles from Los Angeles with dining and entertainment walking distance from campus. Come study with us.

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    Northeastern University

    Northeastern University

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    Hello, All our campuses are located in cities that are quite popular among international students, and that offers plenty of opportunities. Boston, where our main campus is located, is known as America's College Town and is home for Two lakh fifty thousand students. Thank you.

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    Western New England University

    Western New England University

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    The answer to this question will completely depend on you and what your interests and goals are for your time in the U.S. Like you, I also love exploring new cities. Western New England University is based in between Boston and New York City, which are definitely popular destinations for international students. But definitely think, do you want to be in a large city? Do you want to be in more of a suburban environment? Do you want to be close to the water, maybe close to the mountains? Definitely. Check out Springfield, Massachusetts, if you want to learn more. It's a great location and our international students love it.

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    Green River College

    Green River College

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    There are many great places to study in the U.S., however, my personal favorite is New York City. Why? Because I lived there for about 10 years, but I probably would not advise international students to go directly to New York City. I would recommend that they go to a smaller school to maybe do a smaller and quiet place to begin to education before transitioning to the big city.

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    Portland State University

    Portland State University

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    I think Portland's a very attractive city to international students for many reasons, first of all, city parks, their city parks all over the city and it's an amazing balance between urban and green. Portland's a very green city. Second, I think people are very friendly, very approachable. You can ask them questions if you get lost and they will answer them. And it's been really nice. Third of all, I think it's a very easy and navigate buses, trains, trams. They can get you anywhere in the city really quickly for one single ticket and a very cheap price.

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    University of North Texas

    University of North Texas

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    When you're looking for a university, you want a location that is in the safe, student friendly neighborhood that a small town has, but also a location close to companies to offer internships in your fields, the University of North Texas is the best of both worlds. We are located in Denton, Texas, small town right next to Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex, a big city where opportunities for you to the. Welcome to the University of North Texas.

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    Florida Institute of Technology

    Florida Institute of Technology

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    The best city for international students to study in the US is Melbourne, Florida, home of Florida Tech. We have a travel climate, so it's summer all year round. You're ten minutes away from some of the world's most beautiful beaches. You're one hour away from the world's most famous theme parks, including Disney. Where else in the world will you walk out your door and see a rocket launch?

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    California State University, Northridge

    California State University, Northridge

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    What makes our city desirable to international students? There are many reasons. We are located in Northridge, which is like a suburb of Los Angeles, California, United States, West Coast. So whether a lot of the city is safe, it's a it's a university community. But close to everything that L.A. has to offer is a very diverse community with students and people from all over the world. We love lots of job opportunities as well. A great place to be.

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    Shoreline Community College

    Shoreline Community College

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    Shoreline Community College is located just outside of downtown Seattle, about 15 minute drive with Seattle being home to some of the largest Fortune 500 companies in the world, such as Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft, Boeing and more. It is a great place for students to get acclimated to not only a great education at Shoreline, but a great opportunity to have chances at internships and jobs upon graduation at some of the largest companies in the world, along with the downtown area being so close. We're right on the Puget Sound and less than an hour drive from some of the largest mountain ranges and forest preserves in the country with Mt. Rainier Olympic National Park and the list goes on. So it's really a community college. You're not only located near a great city and a great environment, but you can go on to one of the fastest growing cities in the United States on the largest international populations as well.

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    University of Missouri - St. Louis (United States)

    University of Missouri - St. Louis (United States)

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    Hi, I'm Becky and going to talking about what's the best city to study abroad? It's definitely St. Louis! St. Louis has a station union, you can go Paris and the curious and one of wonderful place to visit, especially during the autumn, it's definitely Forest Park. You can see a lot of pretty Oakleaf and you can take a lot of Photoshop as well. And also, one more thing I want to mention is the Zoo! Zoo is work free and welcome to everyone.

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    Suffolk University

    Suffolk University

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    Hi, this is Raffi Muroy from Suffolk University in Boston. I'm going to be biased and say that Boston is the best city for international students in the United States. Why? Because about 50000 international students arrive in Boston every year. Because we have some of the premier institutions in the United States located here, as well as industries where you can get experiential learning like banking and finance, health care and pharmaceutical research and a lot of biotechnology and technology based businesses.

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    California State University, San Bernardino

    California State University, San Bernardino

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    The city of San Bernardino is a community rich in history and cultural diversity. We sit south of the cemetery, no mountains and west of the lower desert. We are approximately 40 minutes away from Big Bear and approximately 40 minutes away from Santa Monica.

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    Western New England University

    Western New England University

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    Western New England University is located in Springfield, Massachusetts. This is about an hour and a half away from Boston and about three hours away from New York City. We're located in a very safe residential area of Springfield. What's nice about this location is that we're close enough to the cities where students get to travel and they have a lot of opportunity to network and get jobs after graduation. Although because we're outside of the major cities, the cost of living is much cheaper for students.

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    Clark University

    Clark University

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    There are so many amazing cities and states in the US, but Massachusetts is my favorite. You're probably familiar with the city of Boston, which is frequently ranked atop city in the US for international students. Clark University is located just 45 minutes from Boston in the city of Leicester, where is a college town with over thirty thousand college students and a ton of booming industries for job and internship opportunities after graduation.

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    Iowa State University

    Iowa State University

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    Hi, I'm an international student from Malaysia majoring in diabetics, so Iowa State is located in Ames. It's a city in the state of Iowa. So Ames is actually a really beautiful city, especially in the fall and in the winter seasons. I think if you're looking for a really safe, really peaceful and quiet environment to complete your studies, you really enjoy studying here.

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