November 16, 2016- Open Doors released their annual report of International Student Enrollment in the U.S. and Vietnam was highlighted as one of the important growth markets.
Vietnam’s importance as a top place of origin for international students was evident in the latest Open Doors Report. Vietnam is the #9 host market for international students in the U.S, growing from 16, 579 in 2013/2014 to 18, ,722 in 2014/2015 for a percent change of 12.9 percent. More importantly, Vietnam is a clear number three host market for Community College students and poised to overtake Korea as the 2nd largest source for Associates Students in the coming year. Vietnam sent 8.4% of all community college students to the U.S. in 2014/2015.
Thailand maintained its position as a Top 25 place of origin for International students and was the 17th largest source for Community College students in the U.S.
For further details, please visit http://www.iie.org ( Fast Facts 2015).
* Open Doors compiles self-reported data from U.S. Higher Education and does include secondary students and many other student classes in their aggregate numbers. *