The Institute of International Education says the University of Illinois at Champaign is the second-most popular destination for international students, behind only the University of Southern California.
Hundreds of thousands of Chinese students have helped push the number of foreign students studying in America to all-time highs. Similarly, more U.S. students than ever are studying abroad.
The findings come in a report being released Monday that was conducted by the nonprofit group working with the State Department. Purdue University in Indiana was ranked third.