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Public colleges in the US are becoming dependent on foreign students, who pay up to 3 times as much for tuition

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Nearly 1 million international students study at colleges and universities across the United States, up 40% from a decade ago.

These students are heading stateside to gain access to some of the best higher education in the world — and they’re paying top dollar for it.

In fact, recent data from SelfScore, a company providing financial services to international students, reveals that foreign students pay up to three times more than in-state students at public universities, “effectively subsidizing tuition costs for domestic students and functioning as a bailout for universities.”

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Source:: BusinessInsider.Com