Vietnam Breaks Into Top 10

According to the Institute of International Education’s (IIE) Open Doors 2009 international student mobility report, there were 12,823 students from Vietnam studying in the United States during the 2008/09 academic year.  This is an increase of 46.2% over the previous year and the highest percentage increase of any of the “sending countries.”  Vietnam has become the ninth-leading place of origin for students coming to the United States, moving up from thirteenth place in 2007/08.

Go to this page to download the 2009 Country Fact Sheet for Vietnam.

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