Eye on Education

Foreign Students Growing More Numerous On Ohio Campuses

Increasingly, Ohio is luring foreign students to it public institutions of higher learning. The Columbus Dispatch reports Ohio State tripled its enrollment of international undergraduate students in the past five years, with much of the increase coming from emerging world powers like China and India. Ohio ranks eighth in the nation in the number of foreign students attending public universities, according to one source.

Every Thursday, Kafe Kerouac becomes a hub for international exchange near the Ohio State University campus. China, Saudi Arabia, Poland, South Korea and Ecuador were a few of the nations represented recently at its biweekly English conversation hour – evidence that the university’s effort to recruit more international students is paying off.

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