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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April 12, 2013

In Washington state, legislators propose a 20 percent surcharge on international student tuition. The universities worry that students will stop coming.

April 8, 2013

Report finds only marginal increase in applications from outside the U.S. to graduate schools. China -- source of large increases in recent years -- shows decline.

March 4, 2013

U.S. universities are recruiting increasing numbers of students from abroad, but many worry about the students' disconnection from campus life.

February 21, 2013

At gathering of senior international officers, participants discuss the dynamic state of the field. 

February 18, 2013

An unaccredited California institution lacks approval by the state to operate, but is allowed to enroll international students -- some of whom say the education is seriously substandard.


January 3, 2013

Eager to increase their international enrollments, colleges create more conditional admission and pathway options for students lacking in English language proficiency. The challenge: uphold minimum standards while expanding access.

December 20, 2012

A campaign to fund scholarships and fellowships for Syrian students and professors is well under way. The first grantees reflect on the situation they left behind and their hopes to help Syria rebuild.

December 14, 2012

Teams with foreign students from many parts of the world produce more papers and receive more citations, study finds.

November 28, 2012

A former instructor at Southern Utah University's intensive English program raises concerns about the prevalence of plagiarism and low standards for students and instructors.

November 16, 2012

Facing the problem of fraud, colleges turn to video interviewing services to gain additional information about their Chinese applicants.


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