Number of Chinese Students Studying in the United States Increases
The number of Chinese students studying in the United States continues to increase. According to the Minnesota Daily, U.S. universities enrolled nearly 100,000 Chinese students to their student population between 2009 and 2012, and Chinese students now comprise about a quarter of all foreign students in the United States.
At the University of Minnesota, more than 1,000 Chinese students have enrolled since the school opened a recruiting office in Beijing in 2009. This is the school’s only office outside of the United States. Chinese students currently make up more than 40 percent of the university’s F student population.
According to the 2012/2013 Open Doors report, China sent 235,597 students to study in the United States last year, making it the top-sending country of students. This was an increase of 21 percent from the previous year.
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- University Courts Chinese Students, Reaps Benefits; Minnesota Daily
- Open Doors Data; Institute of International Education