Saudi Students Enrollments in Intensive English Language Programs Fall

SaudiFlagThe number of Saudi students enrolled in intensive English programs in the U.S. fell by 45.2 percent in 2016 compared to the year before, according to new data from the Institute of International Education released Tuesday during the annual NAFSA: Association of International Educators conference.

Saudi Arabia has suspended its large government scholarship program.  Saudi students students in the U.S. typically start in intensive English programs before moving into degree programs.

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