International Graduate Enrollments Continue to Decline at U.S. Institutions

Friday, February 8, 2019

New data from the Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) reveal that for the second consecutive year, international graduate application and first-time enrollment rates declined at U.S. universities. For Fall 2018, the final application counts from prospective international students declined by 4%, while the first-time enrollment of international graduate students declined by 1%. The full report, International Graduate Enrollment and Degrees: Fall 2018, can be downloaded for free at the CGS website. Further coverage and discussion of the report findings can be found in The Wall Street Journal, The Chronicle of Higher Education, The Daily Beast, and Inside Higher Ed.