The number of international students being hosted by the US has surpassed one million for the third consecutive year, but new student enrolments fell by 6.6%, the latest data from Open Doors has revealed.
The decrease in international student enrolments in the US has forced many universities to cut their budgets, but international offices maintain investment, with Study Group and others signing new deals.
Latest Open Doors data reveals second year of the US hosting more than 1 million international students but a decline of 10,000 enrolments recorded in new enrolments in fall 2016. Industry value overall is $39 billion.
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