Enrollment & Recruiting

How Master’s Students Choose Institutions: Research on International Student Segmentation

By Zhengrong Lu, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services DOWNLOAD REPORT ACCESS WEBINAR ARCHIVE     During the 2013/14 academic year, there were 181,371 international students pursuing master’s degrees in the U.S. This represents an increase of over


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Top Emerging Markets for International Student Recruitment

By Yuanyuan Fang, Megha Roy, Alejandro A. Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS The number of international students from just a few countries on major U.S. campuses has increased to such a level that headlines


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International Recruitment for Master’s Programs: Trends, Issues, and Insights to Reshape Your International Enrollment Strategy

By Li Chang, Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), nearly two out of five (38%) first-time graduates in OECD countries obtained a


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International Student Mobility Trends 2015: An Economic Perspective

By Alejandro Ortiz, Li Chang,  Yuanyuan Fang – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   International students contributed almost $27 billion dollars to the U.S. economy in 2014, which corresponds to a 12 percent increase


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Indian ‘Highfliers’ to Drive New Growth in Student Mobility to the U.S.

By Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Understanding and predicting the global mobility and enrollment patterns of Indian students has always been a tricky affair. For example, the number of Indian


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Brazil: Pathways for the Future

By Alejandro Ortiz – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   In 2013, the number of Brazilians studying in the U.S. increased by 20% from the previous year (IIE, Open Doors 2013), making it one


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Testing English as a Foreign Language for University Admissions

By Nick Clark, Editor, World Education News & Reviews ACCESS WES WEBINAR ARCHIVE: FIND THE BEST FIT FOR YOUR INTENSIVE ENGLISH PROGRAM   According to recently released figures from the OECD, the number of students enrolled outside their country of


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Bridging the Digital Divide: Segmenting and Recruiting International Millennial Students

By Li Chang – WES Research & Advisory Services, Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services, Zhengrong Lu – WES Research & Advisory Services CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD THE FULL REPORT AND ACCESS ARCHIVED WEBINAR SERIES   More than


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International Student Retention and Success: A Comparative Perspective

By Paul Schulmann – WES Research & Advisory Services, Rahul Choudaha – WES Research & Advisory Services ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   Despite the increasing number of international students on U.S. campuses, 70 percent are concentrated in only


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Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar Look to U.S. Higher Education after Years of Conflict

By Yoko Kono ACCESS ADDITIONAL RESEARCH AND CONSULTING SOLUTIONS   While Nepal, Sri Lanka, and Myanmar are very different countries, they share recent histories of civil war that has led to the exodus of significant numbers of tertiary-level students. In


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