Vietnamese Students Contribute Over $1 Billion to the US Economy

In 2016/17, Vietnamese students enrolled in US colleges and universities contributed $818 million to the US economy, according to the Open Doors 2017 report.  (Source:  US Department of Commerce)  Keep in mind that those data are from fall 2016 and are limited to higher education. Let's update and extrapolate using SEVIS data from December 2017.  … Continue reading Vietnamese Students Contribute Over $1 Billion to the US Economy

A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students

Attention US higher education colleagues!  Here's an interesting research paper about the economic impact of international students at institutions that have taken hits in public funding for the past couple of decades.  Here are the money sentences:  For the period between 1996 and 2012, we estimate that a 10% reduction in state appropriations is associated … Continue reading A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students

The Economic Impact of Vietnamese Students on the US

Everyone in the (international education) business can recite by rote the long litany of tangible and intrinsic benefits that accrue from having large numbers of international students study in the US or any country for that matter.  It’s clear, however, that economic impact is becoming increasingly important in the moribund economic climate in higher education … Continue reading The Economic Impact of Vietnamese Students on the US