International student mobility the experiences of students and the impact on institutions

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  • International student mobility the experiences of students and the impact on institutions

    1. 1. International Student Mobility:The Experiences of Students andImpact on InstitutionsNational Chinese Language ConferenceWashington D.C., April 2012James Montoya, Vice President, The College BoardMargaret Heisel, Director, Center for Capacity Building in Study Abroad,NAFSAAlexander Zelloe, student, Virginia Tech UniversityYating Wang, student, American UniversityChris Macdonald, student, American UniversityPaul Stephen, student, George Washington University
    2. 2. Enrollment of International Students at U.S. Universities Is at an All-Time High • International student mobility continues to be high despite economic challenges. • In academic year 2010-2011, more than 723,000 students from other countries were enrolled at U.S. universities. • The number of Chinese students enrolled in U.S. undergraduate programs grew 43% last year. • South Korea, Vietnam, and Saudi Arabia also experienced impressive gains. Top 10 Places of Origin of International Undergraduate Students Studying in the U.S. (2011) >291,000, a 6% Undergraduate Students Coming to U.S. increase over 2010 Non- COUNTRY 2009/10 2010/11 driven by Asia Degree 1 CHINA 40,000 57,000 19% Under- 2 SOUTH KOREA 36,000 38,000 graduate 3 INDIA 15,000 14,000 40% 4 CANADA 14,000 13,000 Graduate 5 VIETNAM 9,000 11,000 41% 6 SAUDI ARABIA 9,000 11,000 7 JAPAN 13,000 11,000 8 MEXICO 8,000 8,000 9 NEPAL 7,000 6,000 Breakdown of International 10 TAIWAN 7,000 6,000 Students Coming to US Source: Open Doors 2011 Report on International Educational Exchange.
    3. 3. Student Mobility Globally Is on the Rise, Especially Toward Countries with Universities Offering English-Medium Academic Programs Global Destinations for International Students at All Academic Levels, 2001 and 2010 2001 2010 Worldwide: 2 million int’l students Worldwide: 3.7 million int’l students (U.S. = 550,000) (U.S. = 740,000) United States Other Other 34% United States 31% 17% 28% United Kingdom 13% United Kingdom Belgium 11% 2% Germany Spain Germany Japan 8% France 2% Japan 9% 3% 7% 3% France Australia China 4% 5% Australia 9% Canada 5% 9% In 2010, English-speaking countriesSource: College Board Internal Analysis based on data from theInstitute of International Education (IIE)’s Project Atlas and (U.S. + UK + CommonwealthOrganization for Economic Co-operation and Development Countries) hosted more than 1.6(2010). Education at a Glance 2010. Paris: OECD million int’l students.
    4. 4. Blue Ribbon Panel on Global Engagement, November, 2011 “IN THE DECADES AHEAD, THE MOST SUCCESSFUL AND INFLUENTIAL COLLEGESAND UNIVERSITIES WILL OPERATE NOT ALONE BUT IN GLOBAL NETWORKS IN WHICHFACULTY, STUDENTS, TEACHING MODELS AND IDEAS WILL TRAVEL FREELY. THESENETWORKS WILL BE VITAL TO THE SHAPE AND FUNCTION OF COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES REGARDLESS OF HOW „LOCAL‟ THEY MAY APPEAR TO BE IN OPERATION.”
    5. 5. Student Mobility Worldwide2001 – 2.0 Million Internationally 2009 - 3.3 Million InternationallyMobile Students Worldwide Mobile Students Worldwide Source: IIE Open Doors
    6. 6. U.S. STUDY ABROAD TRENDS260,327 U.S. students studied abroad for academic credit in 2008/09. U.S. studentparticipation in study abroad has more than doubled over the past decade. 3 000 00, 25 000 0, 200, 000 1 0, 5 000 1 000 00, 5 000 0, 0 01 91 92 95 97 01 02 98 03 05 07 08 90 94 96 99 00 04 06 09 00/ / 94/ 96/ / 97/ 02/ 04/ 06/ 07/ 89/ 93/ 95/ 98/ 99/ 03/ 05/ 08/ Source: IIE Fast Facts
    7. 7. Growth in International Students Studying in the U.S.In 2009/10, the number of international students in the U.S. increased 2.9% overthe previous year to 690,923 students.700, 000600, 000500, 000400, 000300, 000200, 0001 000 00, 0 65 95 05 55 75 85 60 70 90 00 09/ 0 80 1 54/ 74/ 84/ 64/ 69/ 94/ 04/ 79/ 59/ 89/ 99/ Source: IIE Fast Facts
    8. 8. Goals for Disciplinary Focused Study Abroad Prepare students for leadership roles in business, government and academics Develop proficiency in another language Gain knowledge of international disciplinary practices Adapt to foreign-based workplace methods Acquire intercultural knowledge and ability to move with ease in other cultures Ability to live, work, perform research in other countries
    9. 9. Center for Capacity Building in Study Abroad Dr. Margaret Heisel www.studyabroadcenter.org 202-495-2524
    10. 10. International Student Mobility:The Experiences of Students andImpact on InstitutionsNational Chinese Language ConferenceWashington D.C., April 2012James Montoya, Vice President, The College BoardMargaret Heisel, Director, Center for Capacity Building in StudyAbroad, NAFSAAlexander Zelloe, student, Virginia Tech UniversityYating Wang, student, American UniversityChris Macdonald, student, American UniversityPaul Stephen, student, George Washington University

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