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Open Doors: 7% growth in international students

The number of international students at US HEIs grew by 7% to a record 819,644 students in 2012-13, according to the Institute of International Education's (IIE) latest Open Doors report. China and Saudi Arabia posted the strongest growth inclines in international students. The number of US students studying abroad was also at a record high.

Open Doors: international market worth $22bn to US

Foreign enrolments at US universities grew 6% to 764,495 this year, according to the latest Open Doors report, bringing an estimated $21.81 billion to the economy. It was driven by a big rise in interest from China and Saudi Arabia, as well as in English programmes as a route to university. The number of Americans studying abroad was also up.

Chinese surge in USA: Open Doors latest

The number of international students at colleges and universities in the USA reached 723,277 in 2010-11, up by five per cent to its highest point ever, according to this year’s Open Doors report. One of the most startling observations this year is that Chinese numbers were up 23.3% overall; with growth in the undergraduate sector up by an astonishing 43%.