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American graduate schools are losing their sheen with Chinese students

wow, great China, I hope China and USA can share each other for their domination in the world

Quartz

Bad news for US graduate schools: thousands of prospective Chinese students may be losing interest in their programs. According to a report (pdf) by the Council of Graduate Schools released April 8, applications from China—which sends the most international students to the US of any country—for the academic year beginning in the autumn of 2013 were down 5% from the year before, as fewer Chinese nationals applied for graduate degrees in business, engineering and sciences.

The fall is a sharp reversal from the average 20% annual growth in applicants from China over the previous three years. Enrollment too has been strong, averaging double-digit growth for seven consecutive years, so it will probably drop sharply when the autumn of this year comes around. That’s bad news for US business schools, which have been relying on foreign students to soften the blow of four years of declining enrollment (paywall). A fall in…

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