Time & Money for Fake Universities But Not Routine Data Updates

The clock is stuck at March 2019. While information may not always be power, it certainly is helpful in professional decision-making. The last SEVIS by the Numbers update was 10 months ago. I have sent no fewer than six (6) emails to our friendly colleagues at the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), which is … Continue reading Time & Money for Fake Universities But Not Routine Data Updates

Viet Nam Once Again Ranks 5th in US International Student Enrollment

According to the August 2018 SEVIS by the Numbers update, Viet Nam once again ranks 5th among places of origin with 29,788 active students at all levels and in all 50 states and Puerto Rico, inching past Canada, which had displaced it in June 2018.  (One always has to take summer statistics with a grain … Continue reading Viet Nam Once Again Ranks 5th in US International Student Enrollment

Viet Nam Is One of Two Top 10 Sending Countries With An Increase In Latest SEVIS Stats

In the latest SEVIS by the Numbers update in March 2018, only two (2) among the top 10 sending countries recorded an increase in the number of students studying in the US:  Brazil and Viet Nam.   The other eight (8) saw decreases ranging from 4.43% to .28%.  Brazil jumped two places from 9th to 7th.  … Continue reading Viet Nam Is One of Two Top 10 Sending Countries With An Increase In Latest SEVIS Stats

The Wave Continues to Build: Vietnamese Students in the USA

According to the latest Mapping SEVIS by the Numbers update from last month, there are currently 31,389 Vietnamese students in the US at all levels of the education system.  (2.59% of all international students in the US are from Viet Nam.)   Viet Nam remains in 5th place sandwiched between Saudi Arabia, which experienced the sharpest decline … Continue reading The Wave Continues to Build: Vietnamese Students in the USA

US Community Colleges Still Popular Among Vietnamese But Gap Has Closed with Four-Year Schools

According to IIE's Open Doors 2017 report, based on a survey administered in fall 2016, Viet Nam ranks 2nd in the number of international students enrolled at US community colleges (CCs) at 9.9% of the total (96,472).  There are a total of 9,551 Vietnamese studying at two-year institutions, many in California, Texas, and Washington, and … Continue reading US Community Colleges Still Popular Among Vietnamese But Gap Has Closed with Four-Year Schools