Tuesday, November 14, 2023
International students are returning after the pandemic. The growth rate of such students is at its fastest in 40-plus years, reports Nick Anderson of The Washington Post. The number of international students in U.S. higher education grew 12% last school year from the previous one, according to a report from the State Department and Institute of International Education. Students from India and other South Asian countries fueled the growth. Their economic contribution last school year alone was a cool $40.1 billion, Anna Esaki-Smith reports in Forbes.