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UMass Amherst- Foreign students flock to the US

The faltering US dollar, which has steadily lost value against major currencies around the world, has produced a silver lining for foreign students, and the American universities that recruit them.

The University of Massachusetts at Amherst expects a roughly 20 percent increase in new international students this fall, while Northeastern University will enroll 17 percent more students than last year's class. Foreign students will comprise nearly one-quarter of Babson College's incoming class, after a 67 percent rise in their ranks. More...