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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION OF CHINA WARNS STUDENTS ABOUT STUDYING IN THE U.S.

Thursday, June 6, 2019

With the stricter immigration stance taken by the current administration, international student enrollment has become a topic of budgetary and cultural diversity concerns for some schools. A growing number of countries are canceling their sponsorship programs for studying in the U.S., and China's Ministry of Education recently warned its students about potential difficulties obtaining U.S. visas. Students from China comprise about a third of all international students studying in the U.S. and made up more than 12% of all students earning doctorates in science and engineering fields in 2017. Institutions like the University of Illinois have seen a decline in enrollment of Chinese students for the first time in more than a decade, and the University of Oregon saw a drop of nearly 1,000 international students from 2014 to 2018.

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