Enrollment From Abroad Sets Record at U.S. Colleges


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Number of foreign students passes one million, but some see bumps ahead due to Trump concern, competition

The number of international students enrolled in U.S. colleges and universities exceeded one million for the first time during 2015-16 academic year, a 7% increase from the previous year and nearly double the level of 10 years ago.

But some U.S. schools are concerned about their ability to continue to dominate the global marketplace. They cite the election of Donald Trump, who ran on a platform of tightening U.S. borders,…