Study in America: Top 5 countries sending students to US

A record number of international students – 690,923 – attended colleges and universities in the United States during the 2009-10 academic year.

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4. Canada

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    Mathias Crawford of Toronto, Canada, surfs the Web in his dorm at Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass., in 2002.
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More than 28,000 from Canada studied in the US in the 2009-10 academic year – down about 5 percent from its record high of 29,697 students in 2008-09. The 2009-10 number was good enough, however, for Canada to keep the No. 4 spot in the survey. Slightly more Canadian students come to the US for undergraduate degrees than graduate degrees.

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