International Student Mobility Trends 2014: The Upward Momentum of STEM Fields

World Education News & Reviews, 27(2), March 2014

10 Pages Posted: 16 May 2014

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Li Chang

World Education Services

Yoko Kono

World Education Services

Date Written: March 3, 2014

Abstract

In the midst of worldwide competition, higher education institutions (HEIs) aim to attract more STEM students. Until now, the U.S. has maintained its dominance and seen a 27 percent increase in international STEM enrollment over the past five years. However, growth varies significantly by location and institutional type. This article discusses global and national mobility trends in the four major English-language destination countries - U.S., UK, Australia and Canada, explores primary STEM markets pursuant to international recruitment in the U.S., in order to help HEIs develop an effective and targeted recruitment strategy adaptive to this competitive global marketplace.

Keywords: international student mobility, international recruitment, international enrollment management, STEM

JEL Classification: N30, I20, I21, J00

Suggested Citation

Chang, Li and Kono, Yoko, International Student Mobility Trends 2014: The Upward Momentum of STEM Fields (March 3, 2014). World Education News & Reviews, 27(2), March 2014, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2434262

Li Chang (Contact Author)

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Yoko Kono

World Education Services ( email )

P.O. Box 5087
Bowling Green Station
New York, NY 10274
United States

HOME PAGE: http://www.wes.org/ras

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