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According to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, the number of overseas students in the United States increased by 1.5% since last year, reaching a new high of 1,094,792.

 

What’s interesting is that, along with the highly popular courses such as Software Engineering and Business, students studying in the US are now also inclining towards unconventional courses such as marine engineering, geophysics, game design, and development.

 

For years, the US has been the top destination for international students seeking quality education. With state-of-the-art infrastructure, world-class universities, excellent research facilities and a wide assortment of courses being offered, the USA is nothing less than the mecca of higher education.

According to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange, the number of overseas students in the United States increased by 1.5% since last year, reaching a new high of 1,094,792. The joint report published by the Institute of International Education (IIE) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), further reveals that there has been an increase of over 5% in the number of Indians studying across the country as compared to the previous year.

What’s interesting is that, along with the highly popular courses such as Software Engineering and Business, students studying in the US are now also inclining towards unconventional courses such as marine engineering, geophysics, game design, and development. While the majority of them still like to play safe, the option of exciting, interdisciplinary programmes that may not be easily available in India are luring a vast number of students. In fact, in the last few years, US universities have witnessed a slight shift in the demeanor of international students who are not shying away from experimenting with their careers.

Enlisted below are some off-beat courses that are in vogue right now:

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