“Viet Nam remains a shining star in a rather dark and gloomy international student recruitment galaxy for US educational institutions”
For those US colleagues who recruit in Viet Nam, there is some good news in challenging times. According to the latest SEVIS by the Numbers update from March 2019, there are 30,684 Vietnamese students studying in the US at all levels, an increase of 3% over August 2018. Overall, Vietnamese students in the US comprise 2.62% of total international enrollment vs. 2.47% last August.
As you can see below, Viet Nam still ranks fifth among sending countries and is now in the same statistical league as Saudi Arabia, which saw a sizable decline of nearly 9%. (The only other top 10 sending country with an increase was Nigeria.) Read More