More International Students in CT

The number of international students studying at colleges and universities in Connecticut jumped 9.4 percent between 2010 and 2011, compared with a 4.7 percent increase at institutions nationwide.  There were 10,137 international students in Connecticut, which ranked 21st among the states, according to data compiled by the Institute of International Education.  Leading institutions for international students in Connecticut:  University of Bridgeport (2,582), Yale (2,254), UConn (2,192), University of New Haven (773) and University of Hartford (411).  As for the students' home nations,  India (25.4%) topped the list followed by China (21.9%), South Korea (4.6%), Canada (4.1%) and Saudi Arabia (3%).  How many native U.S. study abroad students were enrolled through CT colleges and universities attending schools worldwide?  There were 3,889 a year ago, up slightly from 3,623 the previous year.