Beyond borders: International student pathways to the United States

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This study investigates college access in the United States and within the larger context of the global marketplace as a way to extend current views of college access to the international realm. Using surveys and interviews among international students in a case U.S. institution, this study finds that information sources and reasons for studying at the U.S. institution differ by international student background characteristics. This study then further elaborates on the diverse pathways based on international students' backgrounds as a way to expand current conceptions of college access.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)308-327
Number of pages20
JournalJournal of Studies in International Education
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2008


  • College access
  • International rankings
  • International students
  • Internationalization
  • Student enrollment
  • United States

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education


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