The number of South African students who chose to pursue studies in the US has slightly declined in the 2020-2021 academic year compared to the previous year, and the high inflation rate could be the reason.
Education search platform Erudera.com reported that about 2 079 South African students chose the US as their study destination – indicating 145 fewer students than the previous year.
In the 2019-2020 academic year, a total of 2 224 South African students enrolled in US universities.
Of the 2 079 studying in the US during the 2020-2021 academic year, 1 201 participated in undergraduate programmes, 540 students in graduate programmes, 43 in non-degree programmes, and 295 were…
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