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  • **FILE** Reyes Jiang of China talks Nov. 9, 2012, with Alexus Hall during Cultural Coffee Hour that was hosted by the Japanese Student Association on the campus of Indiana University in Bloomington, Ind. (Associated Press)

    U.S. colleges look to foreign students

    New figures out Monday show international enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities grew nearly 6 percent last year, driven by a 23-percent increase from China, even as total enrollment was leveling out. But perhaps more revealing is where much of the growth is concentrated: big, public land-grant colleges, notably in the Midwest.


  • Kedao Wang, of Shanghai, is a senior at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. New figures out Monday show international enrollment at U.S. colleges and universities grew by nearly 6 percent last year, driven by a 23-percent increase in students from China. (Associated Press)

    Foreign enrollment on the rise at U.S. colleges

    Want to see how quickly the look and business model of American public universities are changing? Visit a place like Indiana University. Five years ago, there were 87 undergraduates from China on its idyllic campus in Bloomington. This year: 2,224.


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