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International Students Have Significant Economic Impact

The number of international students attending United States colleges and universities has increased by 3% this year, according to the Open Doors Kit by the Institute of International Education. Economically, international students attending various Penn State campuses contribute millions of dollars annually.

International students at University Park alone will contribute approximately $121.7 million after the 2009-2010 academic year based on research by NAFSA. The economic impact is determined by summing room and board, tuition fees, and other daily expenses.

Other PSU campuses with high numbers of international students are Penn State Harrisburg, Penn State Eerie, and Penn State College of Medicine in Hershey.

The University Department of Global Programs expects 250 international students to be a part of this December’s graduation ceremonies.

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Caity Rogowski

I'm quite odd, a little creepy, and pretty awkward, but we'd probably get along.

In real life I'm a THON 2011 Supply Logistics Captain, a Homecoming 2010 Public Relations Captain, a member of Zeta Tau Alpha, a dancer in ETCH Dance Co. and I tweet a lot.

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