Google has revealed information about the top international destinations that students search for online when gathering data about where to attend school.
The United States remains the world’s largest market for overseas students; the number of international students in the United States has grown 72% since 2000. The American universities that enroll the highest number of international students are New York University, University of Southern California, University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign, and Columbia University.
Canada, in third place, has increased overseas student numbers by more than 80% in a decade.
Google’s search data highlights the growing globalization of higher education.
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U.S. News & World Report (2014). Number of International College Students Continues to Climb. Retrieved October 19, 2016, from http://www.usnews.com/education/best-colleges/articles/2014/11/17/number-of-international-college-students-continues-to-climb.