New NSF data say foreign graduate enrollment in science and engineering continues to rise

International flags. The number of citizens and permanent residents enrolled in science and engineering (S&E) graduate programs in the United States declined in 2012, while the number of foreign students studying on temporary visas increased, according to new data from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The 1.7 percent drop in U.S. citizens and permanent residents was countered by a 4.3 percent increase in enrollment of foreign S&E graduate students on temporary visas. Overall growth ... More at http://www.nsf.gov/news/news_summ.jsp?cntn_id=131508&WT.mc_id=USNSF_51&WT.mc_ev=click
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