The most popular destinations for international students remain to be California, New York, Texas and Massachusetts. The most popular areas of studies have been Engineering, Business $ Management and Math and Computer Sciences in 2017/2018.
Identifying new trends within the world of Higher Education, the Open Doors report concludes that most U.S. higher education institutions prioritize the Asian market of origin for their outreach and recruiting efforts, a trend that has carried on from previous years. Among the trends that have continued to be popular is the fact that, still, more than half of American study abroad students (54%) choose Europe as destination for their time abroad. Continuously, the majority of study abroad students have been female, 67% of study abroad students were women in the 201772018 academic year.