Simon Business School seeks to attract Chinese students - Global Education Times (GET News)

Simon Business School seeks to attract Chinese students

The University of Rochester’s Simon Business School is looking to expand its recruitment of Chinese students to provide them better international experiences via specialised degree programmes.

This marks a further development at the school since they became one of the few top business schools in the United States to offer STEM-Designated part-time MBA options.

As a top five school for economics and finance in the US, the school offers both master’s and MBA programmes to students worldwide.

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United States becoming less popular for study abroad - Global Education Times (GET News)

United States becoming less popular for study abroad

The popularity of the United States as a study abroad destination for international students has decreased, according to CarringtonCrisp’s Business of Branding study conducted in association with EFMD.

Of those responding to the study, 50% considered the United States as a study abroad destination, a continued decline from 62% in 2018 and 67% in 2017.

Despite this decrease, it remains the top study destination world along with the UK, which has also decreased from 52% to 50% in the last year.

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Bangladeshi students in US doubles in last five years - Global Education Times (GET News)

Bangladeshi students in US doubles in last five years

The number of Bangladeshi students in the United States has doubled in the last five years.

Quoting the Open Doors Report 2018, Education USA officials said 3,828 Bangladeshi students were enrolled in different higher educational institutions in the US in 2013 and 7,486 were studying in the US in 2018.

Earl R. Miller, US ambassador in Dhaka, said: “Bangladesh has become one of the top 25 countries sending students to the United States.”

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Simon Business School part-time MBAs get STEM designation option - Global Education Times (GET News)

Simon Business School part-time MBAs get STEM designation option

University of Rochester’s Simon Business School has announced that the New York State Department of Education has provided them with a STEM designation option for two of its part-time programmes: the Professional MBA and the Executive MBA.

This makes Simon Business School one of the few top business schools in the United States to offer a STEM-designated option regardless of concentration.

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