NAFSA International Student Retention Research


The results of a new study led by Rahul Choudaha, PhD, chief knowledge officer for World Education Services, reveal a wide variation in perceptions of why international undergraduate students in the U.S. leave their institutions of first enrollment before completing their degree.

Sponsored by ELS Education Services, Inc., the full report, Bridging the Gap: Recruitment and Retention to Improve International Student Experiences, is now available, but key findings from the research can be found in the infographic below.

NAFSA Retention Research

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For further information on this topic, please see the Webinar “International Student Retention Research: Results and Best Practices.”