Kazakhstani students in the United States
In the 2010-2011 academic year, there were 2,012 students from Kazakhstan studying in the United States.
67% at the undergraduate level. 15% at the graduate level, and the remaining 18% in non-degree programs and Optional Practical Training.
Compared to previous year, this represents a 2.2% increase.
Compared to eight years ago, when we had 626 students in the United States, our country has recorded a 320% increase.
Where are they going?
Students from Kazakhstan attend institutions in 49 different states.
The 5 most popular states/areas are Texas, Indiana, Oklahoma, New York and District of Columbia.
The 5 most popular colleges/universities are:
Houston Community College System
Penn State University – University Park
Purdue University – Main Campus
Los Angeles City College
University of Houston
According to IIE’s 2011 Open Doors report, there are over 819,000 international students in the United States. The IIE covers regionally accredited, degree-granting institutions, and counts as nationals of this country all temporary visa holders: F-1, J-1, and M-1.
IIE – Institute of International Education (http://www.iie.org/)