A 32% increase in Indian students at US universities

United States universities and colleges have experienced a 32% increase in numbers of students from India since last year as compared to 9% internationally, reports the Press Trust of India.

According to SEVIS by the Numbers, a quarterly report on international students studying in the US released by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program, or SEVP, which is part of US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, there has been a "32% increase in students from India since 2014".

Seventy-six percent of all international students are from Asia. The top 10 countries of citizenship for international students included China, India, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, Canada, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Mexico and Brazil. India and Vietnam had the greatest percentage increases in students studying in the US at 31.9% and 25.9% respectively when compared to statistics extracted from SEVIS July 2014. As many as 81% of the Indian students are in STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics – fields, the highest for any country, the report said.
Full report on The Times of India site