Africa sent some 427,311 tertiary-level students abroad in 2014. U.S. HEIs already enroll a substantial number from Nigeria. But what other countries might become significant countries of origin for U.S.-bound students? WENR examines changing mobility trends, push and pull factors within the region, and ways U.S. institutions can attract and support a wider range of African students.
An updated look at Nigeria’s education system, featuring an overview of the higher education sector and quality challenges, sample documents, grade equivalencies and more.
Nigerians comprise the 14th largest group of foreign students in the United States. As Nigeria struggles through an extended economic slump, how will outbound student flows be affected?
Nancy Keteku, EducationUSA’s regional advising coordinator for West and Central Africa, addresses frequently asked questions from admissions officers seeking to recruit and admit Nigerian students. Topics include visas, agents, and standardized test requirements.
Alexa Tyler Bordner, Credential Evaluator, WES In December 2013, an Ebola case was confirmed in Guinea that would spur the first major outbreak of the virus in Africa since 2007, spreading by land from Guinea to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Since the outbreak began, over…