Azeri students less likely to study in US - INFOGRAPHIC

Mon 15 May 2017 12:55 GMT | 16:55 Local Time

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What are the popular study abroad destinations for Azeri students?

These are some highlights from data gathered on for the period Jan to Apr 2017.

- Traffic and student search queries on has shifted from the US (now in 4th place) to Canada, Australia & UK respectively
- International students contribute over $32 billion a year into the U.S. economy
- 39% of US universities have reported declines in the number of applications from countries in the Middle East, according to a report by the American Association of College Registrars and Admissions Officers

What are the popular study abroad destinations for Azeri students? Canada tops the list, followed by Australia, United Kingdom, U.S.A., Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, and New Zealand.

42% percent of students in the Middle East study undergraduate courses abroad, while 41.4% study Master’s degree and 16.3% pursued their doctoral degree. The most common courses include Business Management, Finance, Accounting, Computer Science, Engineering, Architecture, Medicine, Marketing, Political Science, and Environmental Science.

According to a report by Statista, the United States tops the countries with the highest fees, averaging $24,914, closely followed by Australia at $24,081. Malaysia is at the lowest end of the spectrum, averaging $2,453. On the other hand, Taipei (Taiwan) and Mexico City (Mexico) lead the most affordable cities valued at 83 out of 100 according to general student affordability.

With the increase of self-funded international students in the region, the perception of the benefits of studying abroad has grown relatively.

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