• Indians Spent 29,000 crores to Study in US Universities between 2008-2012

    Here are some interesting facts from Brookings report about tuition fee paid by Indians, cities sending maximum number of students to USA and Institutions/places where Indians are heading to.

    30,000 crores almost equivalent economy of smaller states

    1,68,034 Indian students paid $3,171,224,086 in tuition and $2,053,278,798 in living costs. Together it is approximately 29,000 crores based on Dollar conversion rate of 1 USD = 55 INR.

    Actually the period (2008-2012) is dormant as recession existing across world. Expenditure must have increased after recession period for which statistics are not yet available. Rs. 29,000 crores can make many things in India. It's almost total economy value of some smaller states of India.

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    Hometowns of Student on F1 visa

    Among Indian cities, Hyderabad Tops in supplying (26,220 students between 2008-12) International students to USA followed by Mumbai, Chennai, Banglore.

    Seoul occupies the NO:1 Place in the world with 4.9% share of students. We see lot of undergrad students in US Schools from Korea.

    RANK CITY NUMBER OF STUDENTS SHARE
    1 Seoul, South Korea 56,503 4.90%
    2 Beijing, China 49,946 4.30%
    3 Shanghai, China 29,145 2.50%
    4 Hyderabad, India 26,220 2.30%
    5 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia 17,361 1.50%
    6 Mumbai, India 17,294 1.50%
    7 Taipei, Taiwan 15,985 1.40%
    8 Hong Kong, SAR 12,406 1.10%
    9 Kathmandu, Nepal 10,721 0.90%
    10 Jeddah, Saudi Arabia 10,468 0.90%
    11 Nanjing, China 9,316 0.80%
    12 Chennai, India 9,141 0.80%
    13 Singapore 8,989 0.80%
    14 Bangalore, India 8,835 0.80%
    15 Delhi, India 8,728 0.80%
    16 Guangzhou, China 8,167 0.70%
    17 Chengdu, China 8,124 0.70%
    18 Wuhan, China 8,001 0.70%
    19 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam 7,955 0.70%
    20 Shenzhen, China 7,792 0.70%

    Destinations of Indian Students

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      Unregistered -
      lol Bangalore is still above delhi , why did you leave it out ?
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