Nigeria among top ten countries with highest number of students in US (Full List)

Nigeria is the only African country among the top ten with the highest number of students in the United States.

Data from the new Open Doors Report, published by the Washington-based Institute of International Education (IIE) on Monday showed.

According to the report, the number of Nigerians studying in the United States of America rose by 22.2 percent within one year despite the foreign exchange crisis.

The report noted that enrolment from Nigeria increased to 17,640 in the 2022/23 academic year from 14,438 in the previous year.

It said the US hosted 1.06 million international students during the academic year, a 12 per cent increase compared to the previous academic year.

Full List:

1. China 27

2. India 25

3. South Korea

4. Canada 

5. Nigeria

6. Brazil

7. Saudi Arabia

8. Taiwan

9. Japan

10. VietnamYou 

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