Foreigners Flood Halls of Higher Learning
Billups, Andrea, The Washington Times (Washington, DC)
Record numbers of international students are studying at U.S. colleges and universities, a new study has found.
Foreign student enrollment rose 5 percent this year, the second biggest increase in the past 10 years, according to a report by the Institute of International Education (IIE), which has conducted the annual statistical survey of foreign students in the United States since 1949.
In the 1999-2000 academic year, 514,723 foreign students attended U.S. schools, according to the study, "Open Doors 2000."
"These numbers highlight the central role of U.S. colleges and universities in strengthening our relations with those who live beyond our borders," …
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Publication information: Article title: Foreigners Flood Halls of Higher Learning. Contributors: Billups, Andrea - Author. Newspaper title: The Washington Times (Washington, DC). Publication date: November 13, 2000. Page number: 1. © 2009 The Washington Times LLC. COPYRIGHT 2000 Gale Group.
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