International Students contribute $20.2 billion to US economy in 2010/11

Boosting the presence of international students is beneficial to the economy, as demonstrated in the latest report on the economic contributions of international students in the US

According to a recent report, the US economy international students contributed nearly $20.2 billion to the US economy. More than 70% of all international students’ primary funding comes from sources outside of the United States, according to Open Doors, an information resource of the Institute for International Education and funded by the US Department of State.