A rising number of students from the UK are choosing to go to US universities.
More than 10,000 students from the UK were at US universities in 2013-14, up by 8% on the previous year, according to annual figures from the Institute of International Education.
These students applied in the autumn of 2012, as tuition fees of £9,000 were introduced in England. The analysis of overseas students in the US says the UK students were worth $338m (£216m) to the US economy. Yet the UK remains a small proportion of the record number of 886,000 international students in the US.
The overall figures show the growing number of Chinese students in the US higher education system – rising by 17% to more than 274,000.
The figures, gathered by the Institute of International Education and the US State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, show that three Asian countries – China, India and South Korea – account for about a half of all the international students in the US.
There has also been a big increase in students from Saudi Arabia and Iran.
But the biggest group of European students in US universities are now from the UK – the 13th biggest national group and overtaking the number of students from Germany. Read the whole story.
This story was originally published on BBC News – Education.