Foreign Student Enrollment Decreased

November 4, 2004

For the first time in the U.S., foreign student enrollment is down by six percent. In the wake of September 11, the student visa regulations underwent sweeping amendments. Today, it is much more difficult for foreign students to get visas, which may be a factor in the decrease in enrollment. U.S. educators are troubled by the decrease in student enrollment and are offering to pay the $100.00 visa fee for their students; while other countries are welcoming the opportunity to lure top foreign students to attend their universities.

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