The economic impact of the 110,000 Saudi students studying in US universities and colleges is significant, as they contributed $3.2 billion to the US economy during 2013-2014.
These estimates are from Carian College Advisors, an education consultancy specializing in US Admissions guidance, and are based on the latest figures from the US Department of Commerce.
Peter Davos, Managing Director, Carian College Advisors, said: “The number of KSA students studying in the United States has risen dramatically in recent years, positioning the Kingdom as the fastest growing source of foreign students in the US. Saudis now constitute the fourth largest foreign student population in America, having increased from only 4,000 just a decade ago.” More...