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Amid funding shortages, American colleges are turning to international students, who offer a lifeline to cash-strapped U.S. state schools.

1. How many international students were enrolled in U.S. Universities last year?
2. What percent increase have universities seen in the enrollment of international students since the 2005/2006 school year?
3. Discuss what is happening to the financial reliance on tuition for state schools from the 1990s to the present day.

Yadoo, J. (2016). Foreign Students Offer Lifeline to Cash-Strapped U.S. State Schools. Bloomberg News, Dec. 29 (Retrievable online at