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New Report: Declining International Student Enrollment and Its Impact on the Nation

A recent report from NAFSA: Association of International Educators highlights the decline in international student enrollment and how continued declines can impact the economy and foreign relations.

Resources Designed for International Students Could Also Help First-Generation Students

Campus support services for international students and first-generation students are usually separated, based on the assumption that these two groups of students have different needs. But are there benefits to joint programs?

Going, Golden, Gone? Internationalization’s Past, Present, and Future

ACE’s Robin Helms responds to Karin Fischer’s recent article in The Chronicle of Higher Education, “How International Education’s Golden Age Lost Its Sheen.”

ACE2019: International Student Strategies in Difficult Times

The ACE2019 session “International Students: Institutional Strategies in Difficult Times” examined the downward trend in new international enrollment in U.S. higher education institutions, and how institutions are working to address these trends.

Enhancing the Quality of the International Student Experience

What can colleges and universities do to counteract the message that the United States is no longer a welcoming environment for international students and scholars? Some institutions are finding success in thinking more holistically about the entire international student experience, from initial contact through alumni status.

The Sky Is Falling . . . or Is It? New Data and Reflections on International Student Enrollment

Despite highly publicized concerns that interest in the United States among international students is in decline, actual international student numbers may in fact be holding fairly steady. Lucia Brajkovic and Robin Helms of ACE’s Center for International and Global Engagement look at what the future might hold.

The Growing Risk Facing Our Greatest Export

To preserve the benefits that international education has afforded us, we must reverse the current trend of a diminishing share of international students seeking a U.S. education, write Gretchen Bataille and Brad Farnsworth.