The Chronicle of Higher Education reports that overall grad school enrollment increased in 2004, but international enrollment continued its decline. Highlights of the Chronicle article:
- Overall enrollment increased in 2004 by 3% over 2003 numbers.
- African-American and Hispanic enrollment climbed, especially in certain areas, biological and physical sciences, where they have been historically under-represented.
- International enrollment in US schools dropped by 3 percent last year, continuing a decline that was reported over the last several years.
- The article speculates that there are signs international enrollment will increase slightly this year.
The full report is available at the Council of Graduate Schools’ web site.