Global Education

U of Southern California Enrolls The Most International Students In The Nation

For the 10th year in a row, USC held on to a championship that has nothing to do with sports: The Los Angeles campus once again enrolled the most foreign students of any college or university in the United States, according to a new study. UCLA had the sixth-highest international enrollment, up from seventh place the year before.

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Fewer International Students Enrolling In Nevada Universities

The number of international students in Nevada has declined slightly even as national enrollment figures rose to a record high, according to a federal report released Monday.

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First-Time Foreign Students in U.S. Increased by 8%

First-time enrollment of international students at graduate schools in the United States grew 8 percent from 2010 to 2011, according to a study released last week. That is an increase over the 3 percent rise last year and the largest since 2006, when the number jumped 12 percent.

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University of Wisc Committed To Stronger Presence In China

UW-Madison sent four official delegations to China over the last two years, accelerated research connections with the country and aggressively recruited Chinese students to study here.

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Calvin, Grand Valley State U Rank Among Top Institutions For Number Students Studying Abroad

Grand Valley State University and Calvin College are among institutions being recognized today for the number of students who study abroad, based on the 2011 Open Doors report.

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More Students From New Orleans Colleges Are Studying Abroad

As she moved from table to table, scanning the glossy brochures touting faraway lands at Tulane University's Study Abroad Fair, Alle Ehrhardt was clearly a woman on a mission. The freshman biology major didn't know where that mission would take her -- Ireland, perhaps, or South Africa or Paris, to name a few possibilities -- but she knew she had to go ... somewhere.

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As Colleges Go Global, Recruiting Goes Private

When Martin Meehan, chancellor of the University of Massachusetts Lowell, decided he wanted more foreign students, he sent deans and professors fanning across Asia, and even went to China himself to sign exchange partnerships with two prominent universities. But with just 3 percent of its students from abroad, UMass Lowell wants to do more.

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New Caution For US Universities Overseas

It's a modern version of the quest for "gold, God and glory" that drove explorers overseas in centuries past. For the last decade, American college presidents have been obsessed with expanding abroad -- looking to tap new markets, spread the gospel of American higher education and leave a glamorous global legacy.

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