International Students in the USA
Who comes to study in the USA?
The Chinese, Indian and South Korean students are the largest international student groups in the US. Although these three countries dominate the numbers there are interesting new patterns emerging. Among them are the increasing numbers of students from countries experiencing political unrest. Students from Saudi Arabia have increased up to 46.3% something no other country can match and now contributes 0.8% to the total.
Most popular programs
Some of the most popular subjects chosen by international students in the USA are business and management, engineering, and life sciences. Other subjects in demand are math and computer science, social sciences, as well as fine and applied arts. There is a consistent demand for both under-graduate courses as well as graduate programs. Graduate programs for master's, doctoral and professional degrees in itself attract hundreds of thousand international students.