Bangladeshi Students Studying in the United States

The number of students from Bangladesh in the United States increased by 4.9 percent, to 7,496 during the last school year, beating the international average increase of 1.5 percent according to the 2018 Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange.

Bangladesh now ranks 24th in the world for countries sending students to the United States for higher education and ranks tenth in the world for the number of students studying at the graduate level.  The number of Bangladeshi students studying in the United States has increased by 58.4 percent over the past six years.

For the past three years, U.S. colleges and universities hosted more than one million international students, reaching a record high of 1.09 million this school year. This also marks the twelfth consecutive year of continued expansion of the total number of international students in U.S. higher education.

In Bangladesh, EducationUSA advising services and reference materials are available at locations across the country, including the American Center at U.S. Embassy Dhaka, located in Baridhara, the Edward M. Kennedy Center for Public Service and the Arts located in Dhanmondi, and the American Corner in Chittagong where trained advisors lead group information sessions and provide individual counseling services for students and parents.  EducationUSA reference libraries and remote advising are accessible at American Corners in Sylhet, Khulna, and Rajshahi.

For more information about upcoming EducationUSA and International Education Week 2018 programs visit Further information on the Open Doors 2018 report can be found at


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