THE JUST RELEASED OPEN DOORS REPORT CONFIRMS THAT VIETNAM IS NOW THE 6TH LARGEST COUNTRY OF ORIGIN FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS- GROWING A WHOPPING 14% IN THE PAST YEAR. THE ENTIRE SOUTH EAST ASIAN REGION INCLUDING- INDONESIA, MALAYSIA, MYANMAR, THAILAND, VIETNAM ARE QUICKLY BECOMING- ARE QUICKLY BECOMING KEY RECRUITMENT MARKETS FOR U.S. SCHOOLS. U.S. SCHOOLS SHOULD SERIOUSLY CONSIDER BEGINNING OR EXPANDING RECRUITMENT EFFORTS IN THESE KEY MARKETS.

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The latest SEVP report released on May 7th shows that 20, 832 Vietnamese were studying in the U.S, up 4% since January 2014.    Secondary student and undergraduate placements are pacing this new growth.