Studying in North America
Country and university profiles ¦ Real-life student case studies ¦ Advice on living overseas
Introduction to North America
- The USA is the most popular destination for international students from all over the world.
- The country holds the top two rankings in the QS World University Rankings 2013–14 (Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University), with a total of 30 higher education institutions in the top 100.
- Canada, the world’s second largest country by area, with a very different culture to its US neighbour, welcomes many UK students and has five universities in the QS top 100. The University of Toronto heads the list at number 17, with McGill University at 21, the University of British Columbia at 49, the Université de Montréal at 92, and the University of Alberta at 96.