International student enrolments across Chile showed modest growth in 2016, with most degree-seeking students originating in neighbouring Latin American countries and with study abroad growth driven by students from Europe and North America, writes Sara Custer for The PIE News.
According to the second annual survey from Servicio de Información de Educación Superior or SIES, degree-seeking international students in the country reached 19,219 last year, up 674 students from 2015’s figures and accounting for about 1.5% of all higher education enrolments.
More than half (54%) of degree-seeking international students were residents in the country before starting their studies, many of whom originated from the country’s largest student source markets: Peru, Colombia, Ecuador and Bolivia.
Full report on The PIE News site
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