Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua
Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua

Chinese student growth in US slows amid political tension

  • Chinese student growth was up 0.8 per cent for 2019-2020, half the prior year’s rate and a sharp slowdown from the 23.5 per cent rise seen a decade ago
  • Tensions between the two nations has intensified, visa rules have tightened and more mainland students have become targets of FBI investigations

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Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua
Graduates of Columbia University attend a commencement ceremony in New York City in May 2015. Photo: Xinhua
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