New Global College Marketplace

Posted by Judy Anne Cavey on Jul 7, 2011 in , , | No Comments

What exactly is the “new global college marketplace”?

Basically, it is a growing trend of students who choose to attend college outside of their homeland. The number of students studying abroad is staggering–3 million–which is a 57 percent increase in just the past decade. This trend includes faculty too, who are taking advantage of opportunities at top foreign universities.

Additionally, a number of students studying abroad (in countries offering more opportunities than their homeland), stay in, or return to, those host countries. What are the pros and cons of this new global college marketplace?