right arrow
Examples: Monday, today, last week, Mar 26, 3/26/04

2-Year Colleges With the Most International Students

Dave_BerryDave_Berry 492 replies2569 threadsCC Admissions Expert Senior Member
"Four-year schools aren't the only option.

International students might decide to attend a two-year college in the U.S., sometimes called a community college, for a variety of reasons, such as more affordable tuition and available support for English-language learners. Though international student growth in the U.S. has slowed -- increasing by only 1.5% in the 2017-2018 school year, the lowest rate since 2005-2006 -- some community colleges still boast robust attendance numbers. These 10 colleges and college systems -- classified as associate's colleges -- reported the largest numbers of international students in the 2017-2018 academic year, according to data from the Institute of International Education. Community colleges are known for associate degree and certificate programs, though some do offer bachelor's degrees." ...

2 replies
· Reply · Share

Replies to: 2-Year Colleges With the Most International Students

  • International DadInternational Dad 299 replies7 threadsRegistered User Member
    edited July 9
    Associated degree doesn’t exist in many countries, probably most of countries.Two years in US studying and then return to those countries probably just work as english training.
    edited July 9
    · Reply · Share
  • happymomof1happymomof1 29668 replies175 threadsRegistered User Senior Member
    Many international students at community colleges in the US plan to transfer into a bachelor degree program when they are ready to do that. For full-pay families, that can be a more affordable way to get through the first two years. Some do come to the US for specific two year programs such as Simulation Technology at Lake Region State College in Devils Lake, ND https://www.lrsc.edu/academics/programs/cte-programs/simulation-technology There also are a few who come primarily to participate on an athletic team while hoping for a professional sports contract.
    · Reply · Share
Sign In or Register to comment.

Recent Activity