2015 Top Markets Report Education. A Market Assessment Tool for U.S. Exporters

U.S. Department of Commerce. Industry & Analysis
International Trade Administration. U.S. Department of Commerce

Global competition for international students is rising quickly, especially among English-speaking countries and countries increasing their English-language course offerings. Although U.S. institutions still host the largest percentage of internationally mobile students, this share is eroding as competition increases. This report assesses global market opportunities for U.S. colleges and universities, providing guidance for U.S. institutions interested in the recruitment of international students.

For the purpose of this Top Markets Report, we have chosen to focus on the largest markets with the most potential for growth. Forty markets were considered. Eight markets were chosen for Case Studies as these markets were large, exhibited significant past growth, and/or had had economic and demographic indicators of future growth.