The 2022 Open Doors report on international educational exchange indicated that new enrollments of international students in the United States increased by 80%.
The Open Doors report made available to The PUNCH says the report indicates that there has been a 12.3% increase in the number of Nigerian students studying in the United States for the 2021/2022 academic year.
Open Doors 2022, which was released Monday by the Institute of International Education and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, highlighted the continued competitiveness of the U.S. higher education sector as a destination of choice. for international students.
It read: ”The 2022 Open Doors on International Educational Exchange report, released today, finds that new international student enrollments in the United States rebounded and increased by 80%, increasing the total number of students by four internationals enrolled in US institutions. percent. This strong rebound and growth confirms that the United States remains the destination of choice in higher education, with more than 948,000 international students.
“International students are returning to in-person studies in the United States, with 90% of all enrolled students taking in-person classes. Returning to campuses enables international students to form lasting connections with their American peers, increase collaboration within and across fields of study, and expand American international partnerships to address current and global challenges.
”The new Open Doors report indicates that there has been a 12.3% increase in the number of Nigerian students studying in the United States for the 2021/2022 academic year. This represents a total of 14,438 Nigerian students, or 33% of all African students studying in the United States.
“This means that Nigeria remains the top source of African students and the 10th largest country in the world to send international students to the United States.”
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