The huge bulk of people college students arrived from Asian nations, with the biggest quantities by some distance coming from China (369,548) and India (202,014). By distinction, only 26,122 came from Canada (in fifth position) and 15,229 from Mexico (in tenth position).
Although 2018-2019 set a new all-time superior for overseas learners in the US, IIE data demonstrates little dips in intake in excess of the many years spanning 2016-2019, which coincide with the election and presidency of Donald Trump.
New York Metropolis is property to the most worldwide college students, thanks to New York College and Columbia University enjoying host to 19,605 and 15,897 students respectively.
Fairly few overseas students came from European international locations, while European nations are the most popular destinations for American learners researching overseas. Of America’s 341,751 overseas pupils, 12% are in the British isles, 11% are in Italy, 10% are in Spain and 5% are in France. Conversely, the 51 nations that IIE counted as European international locations only accounted for 8% of international college students at this time in the US.