With more and more American colleges and universities looking to improve the diversity on campus, many schools are increasing the number of international students recruited. The trend of “internationalizing” their campus is not only with undergraduate students seeking their bachelor degree, but also with graduate students seeking advanced degrees. What does that mean for you? This may be the perfect time to start applying to school’s overseas!
And this trend is not looking to stop anytime soon! In fact, according to the Chronicle of Higher Education, over the past year admissions of international students to US graduate schools increased by 11%, making this year the largest increase in international admissions since 2006. The majority of this increase can be attributed to China and India, with a large number of international students from the Middle East and Turkey.