India is poised and ready. She’s all set to be the largest student market
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India is poised and ready. She’s all set to be the largest student market

This statistic shows the number of international students that were studying in the United States as of 2020. The numbers are ordered by countries of origin. In the academic year 2019/20, there were 372,532 international students from China studying in the United States.

The majority of international students studying in the United States are originally from China and India, totaling 372,532 students and 193,124 students respectively in the 2019/20 school year. In 2018/19, there were 377,943 international graduate students , which accounted for over one third of the international students in the country. Typically, engineering and math & computer science programs were among the most common fields of study for these students. The United States is home to many world-renowned schools, most notably, the Ivy League Colleges which provide education that is sought after by both foreign and local students.

Foreign students in the United States pay some of the highest fees in the United States, with an average of 24,914 U.S. dollars. American students attending a college in New England paid an average of 13,400 U.S. dollars for tuition alone and there were about 71,098 international students in Massachusetts. Among high-income families, U.S. students paid an average of 30,706 U.S. dollars for college, whereas the average for all U.S. families reached only 26,226 U.S. dollars. Typically, 30 percent of families paid for college tuition through parent income and savings, while 31 percent relied on grants and scholarships.

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