Columbia Computer Science

Wednesday, November 24, 2004

"Sea Change in Grad Student Rolls"

IEEE Spectrum summarizes the change in graduate enrollment: "In 2002, there were 58 262 students from abroad enrolled in U.S. graduate engineering programs and 61 346 U.S. students." Applications to U.S. graduate programs declined 28% between 2003 and 2004, with engineering program applications dropping by 36%. Applications from China dropped 45%, while applications from India decreased by 28%.


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