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Chinese Student Enrollment in the U.S. Increases Sharply

On November 14, 2011, the Institute of International Education in the U.S released its annual report, which showed that the enrollment of Chinese students in the United States had increased 22% in the 2010 – 2011 academic year compared to the previous year. Nearly 158,000 Chinese students were studying in the United States, which accounted for 22% of the total number of international students in the U.S. This was the 2nd year in a row that China had the largest number of International students in U.S. universities and colleges.

India and South Korea accounted for the 2nd and 3rd largest number, with 14% of international students studying in the U.S. being from India and 10% from South Korea.

Source: Xinhua, November 15, 2011