Infusing an international component

January 28, 2019

About one-quarter of the 1,132 U.S. community colleges are expected to “internationalize” their programs and activities by 2029, up from about 11 percent that currently do so, according to a new report.

Michigan State University’s International Business Center report shows that over the past decade the percentage of community colleges that have added an international component to their programs has increased from 4.5 percent in 2009, to 7.1 percent in 2014, to 11.2 percent this year. It’s projected to increase to 17.6 percent by 2024 and to 24.1 percent by 2029.

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