College and graduate students enjoy studying in other countries. Studying abroad is a healthy way for young people to develop independence, cultural appreciation, language skills and learn a thing or two.
Hundreds of thousands of students come to the United States every year to study at our prestigious institutions of higher education. According to a September 10th blog published by the Association of American Universities, a nonprofit coalition of 60 research universities, member schools alone educate and employmore than 300,000 international students and nearly 75,000 faculty members from other countries. The total number of students studying in the U.S. from other countries likely tops 1 million, according to a VOA News article published at the time.