Increase in number of Indian students enrolling in the USA


A latest report published by SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) claims that the number of Indian students enrolling into American institutions have increased by around 31% in just one year. As per the reports, more than 194,000 Indian students are studying in the United States.

The report claims that there are about 1.2 million international students with F&M status studying in the USA and among them 194,438 students are from India. Majority of the students are pursuing programs related to STEM field which comes to around 82%. According to ICE report, around 479,000 international students have enrolled for the STEM programs in the USA among which 417,000 students are from Asia.

To top the list of some of the institutions in the United States with majority of international students are New York University, the University of Southern California, Northeastern University, Columbia University and the University of Illinois. To be more precise on the number of international students, majority of students studying in the United States comes from China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Vietnam, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil and Mexico. United States has been one of the most favourite destinations for international student’s specifically Indian students and currently around 2 lakh Indian students are studying in different American institutes.

For students aspiring to study in the USA, the country has ample number of competitive options for higher education. The United States is also known as houses of highest number of top ranked universities. The country boasts well established and high quality education system for its students along with world class research facilities and high quality campus life. Eventhough there is a presidential competition against the H-1B visa in the United States but more number of Indian students are willing to enroll into different universities and colleges of the USA and there is no impact on the number of Indian students opting for F1 visa for undergraduate as well as graduate programs.