As per the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement report, the enrollment by Indian student’s at the universities of United States has grown over by 28% this year. With this increase, the number of Indian students has reached close to 2 lakh.
According to the data, approximately 192723 Indian students are studying in the United States of America. Despite the increase by 28.5% of students from India, China tops the list with around 323186 with an increase of just 7.2%.
Based on the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) data, approximately 1.11 million international students are studying in the United States. The international student’s admissions into US schools have increased by 5.5% this year as compared to last year.
SEVP certified schools have enrolled 8673 international students. The figures indicate 2 % decrease over the previous year.
Out of the total of 467000 students enrolled in the US Universities, about 42% of them have enrolled in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) coursework. This depicts an increase of 15.2% over previous year.
A massive 83% of Indian students have enrolled in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) programs.