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Number of International Students At US Colleges Risingi
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November 21, 2013 10:52 PM
The number of international students studying in the United States is rising. Figures released by the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows the number of foreign students attending U.S. colleges and universities increased seven percent during the 2012 - 2013 academic year. That represents a record high of almost 820,000, and educators expect the upward trend to continue. VOA's Mil Arcega has more in this report.

Number of International Students At US Colleges Rising

Published November 21, 2013

The number of international students studying in the United States is rising. Figures released by the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange shows the number of foreign students attending U.S. colleges and universities increased seven percent during the 2012 - 2013 academic year. That represents a record high of almost 820,000, and educators expect the upward trend to continue. VOA's Mil Arcega has more in this report.


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