More foreign students at American colleges
The number of foreign students at U.S. colleges and universities went up 10 percent this year and is near 1 million students. Here are details for the 2014-15 school year for colleges reporting more than 10 such students, with New York schools listed first. Where spaces are blank, data were not unavailable. Additional information is provided for schools that reported foreign students in previous years. The information was provided by the Institute of International Education, an independent not-for-profit organization that tracks international student enrollment. Overall enrollment figures from the National Center for Educational Statistics are used to give a percentage comparison for the 2008-09 and 2013-14 school year, the latest one for which total enrollment figures are available. The bar chart compares Long Island schools reporting more than 100 foreign students; mouse over it for details. Read more about the enrollment trend. Database posted on Nov. 16, 2015.