Black Students From Caribbean Nations Studying at U.S. Colleges and Universities

As we have reported, in the 2006-07 academic year, there were 35,802 students from Africa studying at U.S. colleges and universities. But there is another large group of black foreign students. There were 13,854 students from Caribbean nations attending college in the U.S. Undoubtedly, most of these students are black. Jamaica sent more than 4,100 college students to study in the United States. Nearly 3,000 students from Trinidad and Tobago and more than 1,600 students from the Bahamas attended colleges and universities in the U.S. In addition, Haiti sent more than 1,000 students to study in U.S. universities.