11/15/2012 09:54:38 AM EST
International Students Boost State Economies by $21.81 Billion
"Each November, NAFSA issues a report – including detailed state-by-state analysis – on the economic benefits of spending by international students and their dependents to the U.S. economy. The latest analysis shows that, during the 2011-2012 academic year, international students and their dependents contributed approximately $21.81 billion to the U.S. economy." - NAFSA, Nov. 12, 2012.