Number of Indian students in the USA rose by 12% last year: Reports

The annual report also mentioned that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to have an adverse impact on international student enrolment in the United States.

Number of Indian students in the USA rose by 12% last year: Reports
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According to an official report released by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the number of Indian students in the United States rose by more than 12 percent in 2021, while those from China, witnessed a decrease of more than 8 percent.

“The number of students from China and India made Asia the most popular continent of origin. However, China sent fewer students in 2021 in comparison to 2020 (-33,569) while India sent more students (+25,391),” the report said.