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.
3. South Korea
South Korea sent more than 72,000 students to America for the 2009-10 academic year, which is down almost 4 percent from the year before. Yet this country has held the No. 3 ranking in the survey since 2001-02. Some 50 percent of South Korean students in the US are at the undergraduate level, and about 32 percent are graduate students.