International Students in the United States

February 7, 2012 in Daily Bulletin

The New York Times recently took a look at foreign students in the United States and found that:

  • Foreign students in the US contribute $21 billion a year to the national economy.
  • The number of undergraduates form China went from 10,000 to 57,000 in just five years.
  • This has raised questions about the accommodation of different languages and accents at university.

To read more about the surprising industry that has sprung up abroad to send students in the United States, as well as what this means for the future of tertiary education, click here.

Source: New York Times

Via: Marginal Revolution