Foreign Students in U.S.

International Student Growth Still Slowing

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Survey of graduate schools finds that international student population is still increasing, but not as rapidly.

Record Year* for Foreign Student Enrollment

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International numbers up 7 percent, but reported increase is fueled largely by big gains in non-degree and training programs, and more accurate counting. Study abroad keeps growing.

U. of Michigan Is Latest TOEFL Challenger

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The competition to test foreign students on their knowledge of English continues to heat up.

'Accreditation Lite' for International Recruiting Agents

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In the realm of international student recruiting, “A lot of agents will just send out blanket e-mails to universities saying, ‘Oh, I would like to be your representative,’ ” says Sabine Klahr, director of international programs at Boise State University. “We don’t answer those e-mails typically."

“There are no standards at this point,” Klahr explains. “You could work with agents throughout the world who are not" -- she pauses, searching for the right word -- "they are not reputable business people, essentially. How do you know that you can trust them?”

Supply, Demand and Foreign Students

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New analysis finds that "natural economic forces" (as opposed to U.S. failure) go far in explaining the declining share of science and engineering Ph.D.s earned by the American-born.

International Applications Up 4%

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The growth is concentrated among graduate schools that already have the largest numbers of foreign students.

Diversifying Middle America

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Predominantly white and conservative community college in Wyoming aims to celebrate differences in culture, ethnicity and sexual orientation where there are few.

When in Santiago ...

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Student cheating, a common problem when it comes to American students, is complicated further when students cross cultures and ethical boundaries, sessions at registrars' meeting reveal.

'Higher Education on the Move'

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WASHINGTON -- An estimated 2.9 million students worldwide are pursuing their educations outside their home countries, a 57 percent increase since 1999.

Uncharted Territory

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A public/private partnership aimed at strengthening international enrollments and programming at Oregon State has promise, but has come at the cost of the English Language Institute's accreditation.

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