Indian Students in US Universities increase by 32 per cent
A recently conducted study shows an increase of 32%, since last year, in the number of Indian students studying in the US universities and colleges. The number of Indian students pursuing higher education from international universities has also gone up by 9%.
76 % of all international students are from Asia. The most number of international students are found in these top US schools:
- The University of Southern California
- New York University
- Columbia University
- The University of Illinois
- Purdue University
The most number of international students in US are from China, with about 300,000 students. China is followed by India, with about 150,000 students pursuing higher education from US.
About 81% of the Indian students pursuing higher education from US are studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), according to the report.