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ERIC Number: EJ1199534
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Oct
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: EISSN-2158-2440
College Choice Behaviors of International Students
Tan, Anil
SAGE Open, v5 n4 Oct 2015
The purpose of this article was to explore the main reasons influencing international students to study abroad. Main study abroad destinations are the United States, Australia, United Kingdom, and Canada. China is the leading sending country with 14% of the total market. This study explored the factors influencing international students to study abroad at particular higher education institutions in the United States. Data were collected through surveys in two higher education institutions in South Texas. Sequential explanatory mixed method design was used to collect and analyze the data. Their main motivation in selecting their current institution was mostly because of family and friend recommendations.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Texas