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Countries that send the most students to U.S. colleges

In 2012-13, U.S. higher-education institutions reported that 819,644 international students were enrolled on their campuses, according to the Open Doors Report from the Institute of International Education.

Here are the 10 countries that had the most students attending U.S. colleges.

Rank Country of Origin Number of students Percentage of total

1

China

235,597

28.7

2

India

96,754

11.8

3

South Korea

70,627

8.6

4

Saudi Arabia

44,566

5.4

5

Canada

27,357

3.3

6

Taiwan

21,867

2.7

7

Japan

19,568

2.4

8

Vietnam

16,098

2.0

9

Mexico

14,199

1.7

10

Turkey

11,278

1.4

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