ICEF Monitor – US community colleges stepping up international recruitment
29 Jul 2015
In the last several months, community colleges have been in the spotlight in discussions of US higher education. In January 2015, US President Barack Obama announced his plan to make community college free for US citizens. And as of July, Tennessee and Oregon have become the first states to pass legislation to make education more accessible for their residents.
However, less attention has been paid to a smaller but significant population within US community colleges – international students.
Community colleges are an increasingly important pathway for international students to access US higher education, and they are stepping up their international recruitment to both increase their revenue base and diversify their student bodies.
“Read the full article on ICEF Monitor” – Source: http://monitor.icef.com/2015/07/us-community-colleges-stepping-up-international-recruitment/