College & University Admission and Entry for International Students Coming to U.S. During Pandemic


This article from Higher Ed reflects a number of issues related to college and university admission and entry for international students coming to the U.S. 

Covid continues to impact all sorts of things in international admission. Here are a few highlights.

  • Federal agencies have extended and clarified flexibilities for international students attending U.S. colleges during the 2021-22 academic year. They also eased some travel restrictions.
  • Higher education experts say the decisions will allow students and schools to plan for the upcoming academic year, but they caution that visa processing backlogs could be a hurdle.
  • International student enrollment took a hit last fall, exacerbating a pre-pandemic contraction.

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