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Fewer International Students Heading to the U.S.

The Wall Street Journal

November 13, 2018

The Wall Street Journal - U.S. enrollment of international students declined for the second year in a row, sending waves of unease across American colleges and universities, which see students from abroad as a buffer against the falling number of U.S. high-school students graduating each year.

Mohamed Gumaa, a master's engineering student from Sudan, is featured as the main photo for this article.

The number of new international students enrolling at American institutions fell by 6.6% during the 2017-18 academic year, on top of a 3.3% decline the year before, according to a report by the Institute of International Education released Tuesday.

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