Dubbed as the land of opportunity, the United States of America continues to attract people from all over the world. These folks not only want to visit the U.S. for a vacation or to find work but many also want to pursue higher education in some of the country’s prestigious colleges and universities.
A great number of foreign students truly believe in the quality of higher education provided in the U.S. Statistics show that the number of these foreign students continues to grow as evident in the visa approvals. For example, the period 2001 to 2012 saw F-1 visas in U.S. colleges and universities increasing from 110,000 in the year 2001 to 524,000 in 2012. Most of these foreigners are pursuing bachelor’s and master’s degrees as well as English language training. A huge percentage of them were from China and Saudi Arabia. [Read more…] about The Business of Higher Education in the U.S. for Overseas Students