Is there a ‘Trump slump’ in international students coming to America?

January 31, 2018 | | Market Watch |

Overseas students subsidize other students and programs, as they often pay higher fees, said Mark Huelsman, a senior policy analyst at Demos, a left-leaning think tank. “Many colleges and, in particular, public colleges have relied on international students paying full-freight in order to make up for budget shortfalls elsewhere,” he said. [...]

The uncertainty surrounding policies like the travel ban, combined with “very harsh” language has “a chilling effect on a pool of students wanting to come here,” Huelsman said.