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Foreign Students Add Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs to the U.S. Economy

Written by on November 17, 2015 in Economics with 1 Comment
Foreign Students Add Hundreds of Thousands of Jobs to the U.S. Economy

Most people don’t think of foreign students as an economic resource, yet that is precisely what they are. Each year, students from other countries spend billions of dollars in the U.S. economy, pumping money not only into the colleges and universities they attend, but the surrounding businesses as well. In addition, many foreign students go […]

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How International Students Add Billions to the U.S. Economy

Written by on November 19, 2014 in Economics with 1 Comment
How International Students Add Billions to the U.S. Economy

International Education Week occurs the third week in November each year to highlight the advantages of international education and exchange in the United States and worldwide. In particular, International Education Week—a joint initiative between the State Department and Education Department—emphasizes the benefits of preparing more Americans for a global environment and attracting future leaders from […]

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Record Number of International Students Add $24 billion to U.S. Economy

Written by on November 12, 2013 in Economics, Employment and Wages, Integration with 1 Comment
Record Number of International Students Add $24 billion to U.S. Economy

A record number of international students studying in the U.S. contributed billions to the U.S. economy during the 2012-2013 academic year, according to an economic analysis by NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Over the academic year, international students and their families support 313,000 jobs and contributed $24 billion to the U.S. economy. The NAFSA report […]

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Foreign Students Add Billions of Dollars to the U.S. Economy Each Year – And That’s Just the Beginning

Foreign Students Add Billions of Dollars to the U.S. Economy Each Year – And That’s Just the Beginning

Most people don’t think of foreign students as an economic resource, yet that is precisely what they are. Each year, students from other countries spend billions of dollars in the U.S. economy, pumping money not only into the colleges and universities they attend, but the surrounding businesses as well. In addition, many foreign students go […]

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