Breaking: Nigeria take the first position in Africa with number of foreign students in U.S. – Official
Nigeria positioned the top with the most astounding of understudies from Africa concentrating in the U.S, Rachel Canty, Agent Chief, Understudy and Trade Guest Program, U.S Movement and Traditions Implementation, has said. Talking at the Outside Press Center Universal Revealing Visit: U.S. Junior colleges and Workforce Advancement, program in Washington D.C, Canty said Nigeria has 16,039 understudies in the U.S. The visit was composed by the Remote Press Center, Agency of Open Issues, U.S Branch of State to furnish outside columnists with data on circumstance accessible to outside understudies in junior college in U.S. ‘Nigeria has kept on holding its top positioning as the main wellspring of African understudies concentrating in the U. S. with more than 16000 understudies as at Spring seeking after their instructive objectives “There are more than 36,000 understudies from Sub Saharan Africa concentrating in the U.S. Nigeria-map “As of Walk 2019, there are 16,039 understudies from Nigeria concentrating in the US with 54 percent male and 46 percent female understudies. “This is an expansion of 3,342 understudies more than 12,693 understudies recorded in November 2018,” she expressed, She said that college understudies comprised 34 percent, Experts understudies was, 36 percent, as Doctorate framed 12 percent, while Partner 12 percent, non-degree and others shaped 5 percent Nigerian technoprenuer named among developing ladies pioneers by Fortune– USAID As indicated by her, the main five states for Nigerian understudies in U.S incorporate Texas with 2,713, California, 856 understudies, Maryland, 827 understudies, New York, 818 understudies and Florida 753 understudies. Understudies from Nigeria went to around 800 organizations in every one of America’s 50 states. The most famous state is Texas, with 2,713 understudies, while the most mainstream school/college is Houston Junior college, with 220 understudies. Mathew Washburn, Program Officer, EducationUSA, U.S. Bureau of State clarified that the quantity of worldwide understudies in the U.S outperformed one million for the third successive year, The number he said expanded by 1.5 percent to achieve another high of 1,094,792 million, in 2018 including that U.S remains the top host of universal understudies all around. “Worldwide understudies had a critical budgetary effect on the US in 2017, contributing 42.4 billion dollars to the U.S. economy through educational cost, food and lodging, and different costs,” he stated, As indicated by him, 450,000 U.S occupations are upheld by facilitating global understudies on U.S. campus.