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New US international graduate enrolment surges 8%

A new Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) survey on international graduate admissions trends has found fall 2011 international first-time graduate student enrolment grew 8%, driven largely by the 21% increase in enrolments of new students from China.

The survey report presents findings on international graduate student enrolment for 2011. China’s large increase was the sixth year in a row of double-digit gains. The number of new students enrolling from the Middle East and Turkey rose 14%, India increased 2%, and enrolment of new students from South Korea remained flat after a 3% drop in 2010 and a 13% decline in 2009.

Source: The Council of Graduate Schools


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