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Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Sub-Saharan Africa

More than 289,000 American students studied at foreign institutions of higher education during the 2012-13 academic year. Of all U.S. students studying abroad, 13,411, or 4.6 percent, attended universities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Sub-Saharan African Students at High Schools in the United States

Sub-Saharan African Students at High Schools in the United States

According to the report, in 2013 there were 73,019 students from foreign nations at U.S. high schools. They made up 0.5 percent of all U.S. high schools students. Only 1.7 percent of high school students from foreign lands are from sub-Saharan Africa.

The First 33 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows

The First 33 Carnegie African Diaspora Fellows

The 33 fellows from North American colleges and universities will travel to Africa for 14 to 90 days to collaborate with faculty members at African institutions on curriculum development, research, graduate teaching, training, or mentoring activities.

Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Sub-Saharan Africa

Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Sub-Saharan Africa

Of all U.S. students studying abroad, 12,859, or 4.5 percent, attended universities in sub-Saharan Africa. Among sub-Saharan African nations, South Africa was by far the most popular destination.

African American College Students Are Increasingly Studying Abroad

African American College Students Are Increasingly Studying Abroad

According to the Institute of International Education, in the 2011-12 academic year, Blacks made up 5.3 percent of the total of 283,332 students who studied abroad. This is up from 3.5 percent six years earlier.

Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Africa

Tracking U.S. College Students Who Study Abroad in Africa

Of the nearly 274,000 U.S. college students studying abroad during the 2010-11 academic year, 14,087, or 5.1 percent, attended universities in Africa. There were 11,878 American students at universities in sub-Saharan African nations.

American College Students Studying Abroad in Africa

American College Students Studying Abroad in Africa

Of all U.S. students studying abroad, 14,769, or 5.5 percent, attended universities in Africa.

Students From Black Africa at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Students From Black Africa at U.S. Colleges and Universities

In 2011 there were 36,690 Africans studying in the United States. They made up 5.1 percent of all foreign students in the U.S., down from 6.1 percent four years ago.

African Americans Make Up Less Than 5 Percent of All U.S. Students Who Study Abroad

African Americans Make Up Less Than 5 Percent of All U.S. Students Who Study Abroad

But the trendline shows improvement in recent years.