International Students Surge Back to U.S. Campuses
Illustration: James Yang
Karin Fischer, The Chronicle of Higher Education
International enrollments at American colleges rebounded strongly in the 2022-23 academic year, increasing 12 percent. It's the largest single-year growth in more than four decades.
International students may be more important to American higher education now than at any other time. Their presence on campus exposes their American classmates to different cultures and perspectives, a crucial skill for navigating a global workplace.