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International students to U.S. rebound only 4% after COVID-hit year

Japan saw biggest drop of 32% in 2020-21 as nondegree language programs closed

Prospective students and their parents tour the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, California. (Photo by Yifan Yu)

PALO ALTO, U.S. -- Students from overseas are slowly returning to America, with their numbers inching up 4% on the year this autumn after plunging by double digits in the pandemic-hit 2020-21 school year.

The new finding, released by the New York-based Institute of International Education, comes from a snapshot survey of 860-plus U.S. institutions of higher education.

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