Studying abroad can be out of reach for first-generation and low-income college students due to travel and program costs. Colleges and their financial partners are working to expand access.
The number of international students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities grew to just above 1 million students last year, representing the largest year-over-year increase in more than four decades.
In their commitment to creating environments where international students can flourish, U.S. colleges are establishing support programs with an eye toward reducing common cultural and academic hurdles.
In response to the humanitarian crises limiting educational access in Afghanistan and Ukraine, U.S. educators are working to help refugee students pursue their college degree.
New reports show a rebound in the number of international students enrolled at U.S. colleges and universities, leaving higher education leaders hopeful about the resilience of student mobility.
Rebounding from the disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic, colleges and universities expect greater internationalization in the years ahead as they prepare U.S. students to participate on the world stage and recruit students from around the world.
Georgetown University, along with 150 other universities, had advocated for the continuation of a federal program that permits international students to work in the United States up to three years after graduation.
Two-thirds of colleges said they saw an increase in applications from international students for the 2022-23 academic year, signaling an ongoing recovery from the sharp declines of 2020-21.
Alumni leaders Antonio Gracias and Sabrina Kuhl Gracias have made a $5 million gift to support the academic and personal financial needs of Georgetown students affected by the war in Ukraine.
Enrollment of international students at U.S. colleges and universities fell sharply in 2020-21 but appears to be rebounding, according to a new report.
International students preparing to attend U.S. colleges this fall are navigating a complicated web of travel guidelines, embassy closures, visa processing delays, and vaccination requirements.
The U.S. Department of Education this week prepared to distribute more than $36 billion in emergency aid to colleges, announcing that it has reversed a Trump-era decision that barred undocumented and international students from accessing the funds.