image credit: Freepik

Colleges could feel aftershocks of international enrollment declines for years: Moody’s

Some signs point to improving international student enrollment. Foreign students’ applications to U.S. institutions for fall 2021 were up 13% as of February 15 compared to the prior year, according to recent data from the Common App, which around 900 institutions use.

However, it’s difficult to know whether application numbers will accurately predict enrollment, the Moody’s analysts wrote. So far, applications have been uneven, with selective institutions seeing far more interest from international students than other colleges, according to Common App data.

Read More on Education Dive