Graduate School Enrollment Rises, Perplexes
November 27th, 2013 by Jennifer Frankel

indian man with computer178581984Although international student enrollment at graduate schools in the United States increased by its widest margin in seven years, new data from the Council of Graduate Schools indicates that the the dynamics of the market have changed considerably since that 2006 peak. According to the CGS’s International Graduate Admissions Survey, for example, 71,418 international student students enrolled in US graduate programs for the 2013-2014 academic year. This represents a 10% increase on the year before and brings total foreign enrollment to 220,317. As this represents approximately 15% of all of the graduate students in the country, determining the composition and context of this increase is a high priority for program administrators. Finding a clear answer, however, is easier said than done. Read the rest of this entry »

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