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2,312 Jordanian students currently studying in U.S: report


(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, Nov. 14 (Petra) -- The number of Jordanian students currently studying at institutions across the United States hasn't changed in 2017, which is almost the same number recorded last year, according to an annual report released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

The 2017 Open Doors Report data showed that there are currently 2,312 Jordanian students in the United States, according to a statement issued Tuesday evening by the U.S. Embassy in Amman.

Jordan now ranks 8th in the Middle East/North Africa region for number of students in the U.S, according to the statement.

The total number of international students at U.S. colleges and universities surpassed one million for the second time ever during the 2015-16 academic year; an increase of 3 per cent from the previous year.

Conversely, there are around 970 American students at institutions in Jordan this year, a slightly down from the previous year.

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