This report includes findings from a study of over 4,600 international students, and sheds light on how institutions can better meet a range of needs among students from different parts of the globe.
Research has shown that career prospects are a key consideration for international students as they decide where to apply, and that dedicated career services are a critical – but often overlooked – campus function.
This report is an overview of WES’s extensive research on worldwide practices in the assessment of credentials and qualifications of refugees and other displaced individuals.
Examines the characteristics and attributes different segments of international master’s students value when applying to U.S. colleges and universities.
Analyzes nearly five thousand 17-to-36-year-old international Millennials’ use of technology and the psychographic characteristics that influence their information-seeking behavior.
Examines how different international student segments inform enrollment strategies. The report is based on a survey of nearly 3,000 U.S.-bound international students and highlights how students’ information-seeking behavior varies by education level and country.
Analyzes international student mobility trends with a comparative analysis of undergraduate level growth patterns with an actionable framework to recruit international students by leveraging an interplay of technology, partnership, and research.
Identifies key emerging countries with promising recruitment potential and recommends institutions to adopt a portfolio approach for balancing recruitment opportunities with potential uncertainties of expanding their efforts to emerging markets.
Highlights how differences in academic preparedness and financial resources impact the information-seeking behavior of prospective international students and identifies four types of international students: Strivers, Strugglers, Explorers, and Highfliers.
The purpose of this research is to provide an in-depth understanding of the trends and issues related to international student enrollment and to help institutional leaders and administrators make informed decisions and effectively set priorities.