By Stacy Hsu and Ko Lin
There were 23,369 Taiwanese tertiary school students in the U.S., a rise of 4.1 percent from a year earlier, the New York-based group said.
Among them, 31.1 percent were undergraduate students, while 40 percent were enrolled in graduate studies. Others, such as those taking optional practical training (OPT) programs and non-degrees, stood at 21.8 percent and 7.1 percent, respectively.
According to the IIE, the total number of international students in the U.S. during the 2018/19 academic year was 1,095,299, a 0.05 percent increase over the previous year, and they made up 5.5 percent of the total U.S. higher education population. [FULL STORY]