The survey found a 12.8 percent drop in the number of Chinese undergraduate students coming to the US for college. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The survey found a 12.8 percent drop in the number of Chinese undergraduate students coming to the US for college. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

China sends more students to US universities than any other nation, survey finds, despite bilateral unease

  • Over 290,000 came to American institutions of higher education in 2021-2022 academic year, down 8.6 per cent compared with previous year
  • Uptick in graduate students, half of them studying STEM subjects, fuelled influx ‘independent of the state of relationships or political tensions’

The survey found a 12.8 percent drop in the number of Chinese undergraduate students coming to the US for college. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
The survey found a 12.8 percent drop in the number of Chinese undergraduate students coming to the US for college. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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