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Number of Indian applicants at U.S. universities drops this year

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The universities in the United States have registered a drop in applications from Indian students back rising hate crimes & concerns over possible changes in visa policies by the Donald Trump administration, according to a survey.
The study was taken out by a coalition of 6 higher education associations in the United States & included over 250 United States colleges & universities.

According to the first findings of the survey, there was a twenty-six percent drop in undergraduate applications & fifteen percent decline in graduate application from India for the current academic session starting this autumn.

A complete & final version of “Open Doors 2016” was issued March 30.

Open Doors is a comprehensive data resource on international students and scholars studying or teaching at higher education institutions in the US, & US students studying overseas for academic credit at their home schools or universities.

The survey also stated India & China currently make up 47 percent of United States international student enrollment, with nearly half a million Indian & Chinese students studying in the United States

From China, there was a twenty-five percent decline in undergraduate applications & 32 percent decline in graduate applications.
There was also a big deal of concern from students & families all over the globe, with the biggest number of concerns arising from the Middle East (79 percent), Asia (36 percent) & Latin America (34 percent).

The most commonly seen concerns of international students & their families, as described by institution-based professionals, involved thoughts of a rise in student visa denials at United States embassies & consulates in China, India & Nepal. The thought that the United States was now less welcoming to people from other nations.

There were firms that benefits & restrictions about visas could change, particularly around the capacity to travel, re-entry the following travel, & employment opportunities told the report.

Various people trembled that President Donald Trump’s travel ban order might increase to include additional nations.

The survey was handled by American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers, the Institute of International Education, the National Association for College Admission Counselling, International Association for College Admission CounsellingAssociation of International Educators, & the College Board.


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