Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 02/12/2012 - 10:31pm
Rising above the dingy back streets of the Albanian capital, the silhouette, instantly recognizable, shines out like a promise: the Statue of Liberty, symbol of America, land of opportunity — and also the logo of the University of New York, Tirana (U.N.Y.T.), where students pay more than $32,500 for what a sign in the lobby describes as “the only real European and American education” in the country.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Mon, 02/06/2012 - 5:47pm
Green River Community College, 45 minutes south of Seattle, has no special overseas cachet, no global name recognition — but it has enrolled 1,400 international students this year, most of them recruited by overseas agents who get 15 percent of the $9,732 first-year tuition.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 02/05/2012 - 5:51pm
This is the University of Washington’s new math: 18 percent of its freshmen come from abroad, most from China. Each pays tuition of $28,059, about three times as much as students from Washington State. And that, according to the dean of admissions, is how low-income Washingtonians — more than a quarter of the class — get a free ride.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 01/29/2012 - 11:02pm
Hendrix College was selected to receive the Institute of International Education (IIE)’s 2012 Andrew Heiskell Award for International Partnerships for its leadership role in the development of the Rwanda Presidential Scholars Program.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Thu, 01/12/2012 - 6:10pm
After a decade of rapid growth, universities have slowed their pace of opening branch campuses abroad, and much of the activity has moved from the Middle East to the Far East, according to a survey by the Observatory on Borderless Higher Education, a private British research group, scheduled for release Thursday.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Tue, 01/10/2012 - 6:47pm
More than 100 Dartmouth College students turned out for an informal gathering at the Phi Delta Alpha fraternity house Sunday to remember classmate Crispin Scott, Dartmouth spokesman Roddy Young said Monday.
Submitted by Ann McClure on Sun, 01/01/2012 - 7:32pm
In recent years, the Middle East has become an increasingly popular spot for American college students on study-abroad programs, choosing Arab over French or German and the dusty capitals of Damascus and Cairo over Berlin or Madrid.