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Sub-Saharan Nations Sending the Most Scholars to Teach in the U.S.

Sub-Saharan Nations Sending the Most Scholars to Teach in the U.S.

In 2011-12, there were 1,887 scholars from sub-Saharan African nations teaching in the U.S. This is down from 2,750 just four years ago. Nigeria sent 315 scholars to teach in the U.S., the most of any sub-Saharan African nation.

Students From Sub-Saharan Africa at U.S. Colleges and Universities

Students From Sub-Saharan Africa at U.S. Colleges and Universities

In the 2012-13 academic year, there were 30,585 students from sub-Saharan Africa enrolled at colleges and universities in the United States. They made up 3.7 percent of the 819,644 foreign students at U.S. colleges and universities.