Foreign Students

Foreign Students
Sep 11, 2015
U.S. universities are increasingly dependent on growing enrollments of students from China. Will the growth continue amid an economic slowdown?


"Recruiting International Students" is Inside Higher Ed's new print-on-demand compilation of articles.

The booklet features articles about trends, debates and strategies of a range of institutions.

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April 9, 2014

New research sheds light on Chinese undergraduate students' challenges in the classroom and the ways in which they respond to and adapt to those challenges.

December 5, 2013

A British Council report on trends in Indian student mobility finds increased interest in Canada and Germany, declining interest in the U.S. and U.K., and rapid expansion of India's own higher education system.

November 11, 2013

Annual "Open Doors" survey finds a 7.2 percent increase in international students at U.S. colleges and a 3.4 percent increase in American study abroad participation.

October 8, 2013

Survey finds that just 13 percent of international applicants who used education agents knew whether they earned commissions from colleges.


September 20, 2013

At annual National Association for College Admission Counseling meeting, members discuss a pending vote to permit the use of commissioned agents in international student recruiting.

September 17, 2013

College officials raise concerns about the private international student health insurance market, where there are plans that exclude coverage for chemotherapy or only pay up to $3,000 for surgery.

July 12, 2013

New report provides breakdown on international enrollments by discipline and institution, showing that there are graduate STEM programs in which more than 90 percent of students are from outside the U.S.

June 27, 2013

Graduate students at a Canadian university question the use of commissioned agents and whether prospective international students are being steered into “premium tuition” programs that are not the best academic fit.

June 26, 2013

New OECD report finds that gaps in employment rates based on educational attainment widened during the recession. Among other findings, the number of students crossing borders to enroll in higher education continues to increase.

June 13, 2013

Admissions association panel seeks to lift ban on agents paid on commission in international student recruiting -- while maintaining that the "best practice" is not to use them at all.


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