Study in US: India Beats China in Sending Maximum Students in 2022

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Study in US: India Beats China in Sending Maximum Students in 2022
The number of Indian students who headed to the United States saw a considerable increase in 2022, as per a US Immigration and Customs Enforcement report.

India emerged as the frontrunner when it came to international students going to the US, leaving behind China. According to the annual report by the US, India sent 64,300 students to America in 2022 while China’s number declined to 24,796.

From kindergarten to grade 12, the report covers all foreign students attending American institutions and universities. Asia is becoming the most common continent of origin due to the number of students from China and India. China sent fewer students in 2022 than in 2021 (-24,796). Whereas India sent more students (64,300), a difference comparable to the decline between the years 2020 and 2021.

The number of overseas students enrolled in kindergarten through grade 12 increased from 2021 to 2022. By 7.8% (3,887), according to the Student and Exchange Visitor Programme (SEVP). According to the study, all K–12 institutions welcomed over 700 foreign students in 2022, which was nearly identical to 2021.

According to the report, there were 1.4% more pre- and post-completion optional practical training (OPT). Students in the calendar year 2022 who reported having a job and having an employment authorisation document (EAD). At 117,301, compared to 115,651 in the calendar year 2021.

According to the report,7,683 SEVP-certified schools that permit to enrol international students in 2018. Also, a decline of 400 schools from 2021. California has the highest proportion of international students among the US States. A total of 2,25,173 foreign students were housed there, or 16.5% of all foreign students in the US.

A total of 276,723 exchange visitors were hosted by the US under the active exchange visitor programmes, an increase of 1.15 per cent from 2021. According to the report, China or India accounted for 46% (6,21,347) of all active SEVIS records, down one percentage point from 2021.

The total number of active F-1 and M-1 student records from Asia increased by 68,678 during the years 2021 and 2022, with regional differences in student record patterns.

Data of Other Countries With Most Students in US

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