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November 15, 2023

United States Hosts Over 1 Million International Students, Fastest Enrollment Growth Rate in More Than 40 Years

— Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange

International Education

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2023 — According to the Open Doors® 2023 report on International Educational Exchange, more than 298,000 international students started their studies in 2022/23, exceeding pre-pandemic levels. During the 2022/2023 academic year, the United States hosted over one million (1,057,188) international students, marking a 12% increase from the previous academic year, the fastest growth rate in over 40 years.

The report is an annual benchmark for international educational exchange and student mobility. It highlights the crucial role of international education for universities and countries to support global innovation, collaboration, and peace.

India remains the highest priority for all places of origin regarding undergraduate and graduate recruitment. The Fall 2023 International Student Enrollment Snapshot saw participation from over 630 U.S. higher education institutions. Notably, international education is resilient and integral to universities and countries looking to support global innovation, collaboration, and peace.

China remained the top country sending students to the U.S. in 2022/23, with 289,526 students studying there, while India has reached an all-time high of 268,923 international students in 2022/23, marking a significant increase of 35% year-over-year, becoming the second-largest sending country to the U.S.

The report also highlights that most places of origin, including Bangladesh, Colombia, Ghana, India, Italy, Nepal, Pakistan, and Spain, reached all-time highs in the number of international students. Furthermore, sub-Saharan Africa saw the highest regional growth (+18% year-over-year), and Ghana entered the top 25 places of origin for the first time with 6,468 international students. In total, students from over 200 places of origin studied in the United States.

Source: Institute of International Education

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