The United States has ranked as the best study destination globally for international students, according to a survey assembled by the CEOWORLD magazine, which is the world’s leading business magazine.
CEOWORLD’s survey which has been carried out between December 12, 2020, and January 20, 2021, has collected more than 185,200 answers,Erudera College News reports.
Just after the United States, ranks Australia, which is then followed by the United Kingdom and Canada listed the third and fourth, respectively.
Furthermore, ahead of Germany ranks France, which is ranked fifth in the list.
Here are the top ten countries ranked as the best for international students in 2021:
The United States – with 71.78 scores
Australia – with 68.04 scores
The United Kingdom – with 67.16 scores
Canada – with 66.39 scores
France – with 66.06 scores
Germany – with 65.27 scores
Switzerland – with 64.14 scores
Japan – with 63.2 scores
Russia -with 61.3 scores
China – with 60.97 scores
Whereas behind China, ranks the Netherlands, New Zealand, Poland, the United Arab Emirates and Sweden placed 15th in the list.
The CEOWORLD said that countries had been listed based on 11 “equally weighted indicators,” which include:
access to higher-quality teaching
number of research institutions
university funding and endowment
institutional output by research
higher education institutions
government expenditure on education total
post-study work visa credentials.
Among others, according to CEOWORLD, this annual global survey could be used as a tool for university students, industrialists, academic educational professionals, university professors, global business executives, as well as the education policy experts.
“Studying abroad renders you something more than just an educational qualification. It provides you an extra edge over others with that country’s culture, international language proficiency, better career opportunities, varied activities, and interests,” the publication reads.