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Studying in the USA
22 March 2013
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Size of the Market
• 764,495 International Students Currently
Study in the U.S. (2011/2012 academic year)
•...
www.export.gov
Size of the Market
2011/12 2011/12
Academic Level Int'l Students % of Total
Associate's 64,516 9.5
Bachelor...
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Russian Students In Detail
Undergrad Graduate Non-degree
Optional Practical
Training
1,815 2,097 408 485
37...
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Fields of Study
Business/
Mgmt.
Physical/ Life
Sciences
Social
Sciences
Engineering
Math/
Computer
Science
...
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English Language and
Secondary Schools
• More than 72,000 International Students
Participate in Intensive E...
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Why Study in the U.S.A
“The United States has the largest and most
versatile system of higher education in ...
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Why Study in the U.S.A
• Quality
• Choice
• Diversity
• Value
• Flexibility
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Top 500 Universities
1 United States 150
2 China 42
3 United Kingdom 38
4 Germany 37
5 Canada 22
6 Japan 21...
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Resources for Students
• EducationUSA Advising Libraries
– Moscow
– 8 Other Russian Cities
– http://www.use...
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Resources for Students
www.useic.ru
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Funding Opportunities
http://moscow.usembassy.gov/exchanges.html
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U.S. Commercial Service
• Promotes U.S. Businesses in Russia
• Offices in Moscow & St. Petersburg
• Support...
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U.S. Education: Benefits, Resources & Visa Process

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This presentation by Mr Ken Walsh, Commercial Officer with the US Commercial Service, offers background information on the international education industry in the US, with a special focus on recruiting Russian students.

Our video interview also shares Walsh’s tips on how to best meet the requirements to obtain a visa, the potential of the Russian market, and the US government’s role with ICEF and qualified agents.

For the accompanying article ''US consular officials share advice for visa applicants'', please see: http://bit.ly/1sV3SRC.

For more industry news, market intelligence, research and commentary for international student recruitment please visit http://www.icefmonitor.com, subscribe for daily or weekly updates, and follow us on Twitter http://www.twitter.com/icefmonitor.

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U.S. Education: Benefits, Resources & Visa Process

  1. 1. www.export.gov Studying in the USA 22 March 2013
  2. 2. www.export.gov Size of the Market • 764,495 International Students Currently Study in the U.S. (2011/2012 academic year) • 5.7% increase over prior year • 4,805 Russian Students Currently Study in the U.S. (2011/2012 academic year) • 2.4% increase over prior year Source: Institute of International Education Place of origin Report
  3. 3. www.export.gov Size of the Market 2011/12 2011/12 Academic Level Int'l Students % of Total Associate's 64,516 9.5 Bachelor's 244,826 36.0 Master's 153,735 22.6 Doctoral 117,564 17.5 Professional 12,154 1.8 Graduate, Unspecified 16,977 2.5 Non-Degree, Intensive English 35,108 5.2 Non-Degree, Other 34,458 5.1 TOTAL ENROLLED STUDENTS 679,338 100.0 Optional Practical Training (OPT) 85,157 - TOTAL INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 764,495 - Source: Institute of International Education
  4. 4. www.export.gov Russian Students In Detail Undergrad Graduate Non-degree Optional Practical Training 1,815 2,097 408 485 37.8% 43.6% 8.5% 10.1% Total: 4,805 2011/2012 Academic Year
  5. 5. www.export.gov Fields of Study Business/ Mgmt. Physical/ Life Sciences Social Sciences Engineering Math/ Computer Science Fine/ Applied Arts 29.4% 12.1% 10.9% 6.9% 6.8% 6.4% Humanities Health Professions Intensive English Education Undeclared Other 5.8% 3.1% 2.1% 1.9% 3.2% 11.4% Most Popular Fields of Study by Russian Students in Higher Education: Source: Open Doors Data
  6. 6. www.export.gov English Language and Secondary Schools • More than 72,000 International Students Participate in Intensive English Programs (IEPs) in the United States Each Year • Secondary (High) Schools are Also a Popular Option
  7. 7. www.export.gov Why Study in the U.S.A “The United States has the largest and most versatile system of higher education in the world. Any student willing and able to study will find a suitable place at one of the more than 3000 American colleges and universities whether they want to study at a college in Denver or a university in Hawaii – the key is finding the right institution.”
  8. 8. www.export.gov Why Study in the U.S.A • Quality • Choice • Diversity • Value • Flexibility
  9. 9. www.export.gov Top 500 Universities 1 United States 150 2 China 42 3 United Kingdom 38 4 Germany 37 5 Canada 22 6 Japan 21 7 France 20 8 Italy 20 9 Australia 19 10 Netherlands 13 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
  10. 10. www.export.gov Resources for Students • EducationUSA Advising Libraries – Moscow – 8 Other Russian Cities – http://www.useic.ru/moscow.html • Resources in Russian – Overview of US Education System – Costs and Financing – ACT, SAT, GRE, TOEFL and GMAT http://www.educationusa.info/5_steps_to_study
  11. 11. www.export.gov Resources for Students www.useic.ru
  12. 12. www.export.gov Funding Opportunities http://moscow.usembassy.gov/exchanges.html
  13. 13. www.export.gov U.S. Commercial Service • Promotes U.S. Businesses in Russia • Offices in Moscow & St. Petersburg • Supports Professionalism of Agents • Ken.Walsh@trade.gov

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