International Students in US Reach All-Time High

काठमाण्डु टुडे २०७० कार्तिक २९ गते १६:५५ मा प्रकाशित

Kathmandu, Nov. 15: The 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released Friday finds the number of international students at colleges and universities in the United States increased by seven percent to a record high of 819,644 students in the 2012/13 academic year.

Students from Nepal in the United States decreased by 7.3 percent to 8,920 in 2012/13, making it the 14th leading place of origin, and 257 American students studied in Nepal in 2011/12, 22.4 percent more than the previous year.

Nepali students who would like to pursue higher education in the U.S. may use the services offered by the United States Education Foundation-Nepal’s (USEF) Education USA Advising Center.

In celebration of International Education Week (November 12-18, 2013), USEF-Nepal will conduct contests, screen free movies, and organize online events to answer questions about studying abroad.

To promote studying in the United States, the U.S. embassy will conduct a live one-hour webchat on Wednesday, November 13th, at 11:00 a.m.  USEF-Nepal Advisers and Embassy Consular Officers will answer questions about studying in the United States and about student visas.  RSS

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