The new official figures show, more than 2,06,582 Indians are currently enrolled in the American Universities and institutes of higher education, marking a growth of over 14 per cent. The most of the students studying technology, science, mathematics (STEM) courses, engineering courses.
According to the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), there were around 1.23 million international students with F (academic) or M (vocational) status studying at 8,697 schools in the United States as of November 2016.
The report said that, China tops the list with 3,78,986 students registering a growth of 5.2 per cent since November 2015. China is followed by India with 2,06,582 students, but its growth rate of 14.1 per cent which is much more than that of China.
The figures revealed that, New York, California, and Texas had the highest foreign students enrollment in the United States, with the largest number of students in the states coming from China, India and South Korea.
Asia accounts for 47 per cent of the total number of international students in the America.