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Top 10 countries for foreign student enrollment (Source: Wikipedia)

Rank Destination country Total number of foreign students
1  United States 1,043,839
2  China 489,200 [8]
3  United Kingdom 442,375 [9][10]
4  Canada 370,975 [11]
5  France 309,642
6  Australia 292,352
7  Russia 282,921 [12]
8  Germany 235,858
9  Japan 152,062
10  Spain 76,057 [13]

 

Projections for enrolment

Work studies conditions (source)

Among those with ‘open-arm’ policies are countries like New Zealand and Canada, which the comparison table below show to have the most favourable post-study work rights among the countries reviewed.

Attraction Ranking In-Study
Work
Post-Study
Work (Years)
Minimum
Study (Years)
Bachelor
(Years)
Masters
(Coursework)
(Years)
PhD
(Years)
New Zealand Yes 1–3 1 3 3 3
Canada Yes 3 2 3 3 3
Australia Yes 2–4 2 2 2 4
Germany Yes 1.5 n/a 1.5 1.5 1.5
United States Yes 1* 1 1 1 1
Netherlands Yes 1 1 1 1 1
Ireland Yes 0.5–2 2 0.5–1 2 2
Sweden Yes 0.5 1 0.5 0.5 0.5
United Kingdom Yes 0.3–1 1 0.3 0.3–0.5 1

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International student growth

Changing share of international student market