In honor of International Education Week, NPR reports a 10% increase in students coming to the U.S. to study

In honor of International Education Week, NPR reports a 10% increase in students coming to the U.S. to study

In honor of International Education Week, National Public Radio has reported that 10% more students came to the United States from around the world to study during the 2014-2015 school year. 

975,000 students were accepted to U.S. colleges and universities last year, according to a new report by the Institute of International Education (IIE). (See below for the full IIE Open Doors infographic.)

Among the top U.S. institutions hosting international students in 2014/15: 

New York University — 13,178

University of Southern California — 12,334

Arizona State University - 11,330

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign — 11,223

Northeastern University — 10,559

University of California, Los Angeles — 10,209

University of Washington — 8,035

Read the article: U.S. Colleges See A Big Bump In International Students on NPR.org.