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Once No. 1, Japan topped by Vietnam and South Korea for study in US

Steep American college costs a big reason fewer Japanese study abroad

Yale University in New Haven, in the U.S. state of Connecticut. High college tuition in the U.S. is one of the reasons behind the decrease in Japanese students studying abroad.   © Reuters

TOKYO -- The number of Japanese college students studying abroad has plummeted over the past two decades, with the steep cost of higher education in the U.S. being a chief reason.

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