The 2013 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, released finds the number of international students at colleges and universities in the United States increased by seven percent to a record high of 819,644 students in the 2012/13 academic year.
Students from Nepal in the United States decreased by 7.3 percent to 8,920 in 2012/13, making it the 14th leading place of origin, and 257 American students studied in Nepal in 2011/12, 22.4 percent more than the previous year.
Nepali students who would like to pursue higher education in the U.S. may use the services offered by the United States Education Foundation-Nepal’s (USEF) Education USA Advising Center.
According to a press release of U.S Embassy, students may attend advising sessions to learn about applying to U.S. colleges and universities, application essays, standardized exams, scholarships, and student visas.
Students have free access to USEF-Nepal’s comprehensive library to research U.S. institutions and prepare for standardized tests (USEF-Nepal offers computer-based standardized testing and practice exams). USEF-Nepal is the only approved center for providing accurate information on studying in the United States.