Foreign Students

Foreign Students
Oct 17, 2016
A Reuters investigation details how a Chinese company accused by multiple ex-employees of application fraud "bought access" to U.S. admissions officers.


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January 4, 2016

Reports of Indian students being turned away by customs officials and prevented from boarding U.S.-bound flights cast spotlight on two little-known California institutions with 90 percent-plus international enrollment.

December 17, 2015

The number of first-time international graduate students at U.S. graduate schools increased by 5 percent this fall. More than three-quarters of new students are in master's and certificate programs.

October 28, 2015

An international student dismissed from a psychology Ph.D. program after his clinical supervisors rated his English skills as inadequate sues the university for discrimination and denial of due process.

October 22, 2015

A series of scandals has led to increased political and media scrutiny of a visa program important to colleges.

September 11, 2015

U.S. universities are increasingly dependent on growing enrollments of students from China. Will the growth continue amid an economic slowdown?

August 21, 2015

The Republican presidential candidate known for his hard-line stance on illegal immigration wants international students to be able to stay in the U.S. to work after graduation.

July 22, 2015

A new program at a public university in New Jersey will have a cap on the number of state residents as institution looks overseas for students.

July 9, 2015

At conference on overseas admissions, discussions focus on whether widespread reports about application fraud are leaving those who are honest feeling they have to cheat.

June 30, 2015

Council of Graduate Schools survey shows 2 percent rise in international student applications, with more interest from India but drops in applications from China and for business degrees. Survey includes a first breakdown of applications by degree level.

June 25, 2015

Saudi Arabian students are snared in a grade-change scandal at Montana Tech that became a diplomatic incident.


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