International Students Studying In Ohio On The Rise

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A record number of international scholars are studying in Ohio universities and colleges, while Chinese students make up a large portion of those traveling overseas to attend school in the state.

The number of international students enrolled in Ohio colleges and universities increased by 10.5 percent to a record 24.709 in 2010.

That's up from 22,370 in 2009. The information comes from a 2011 report by the New York-based Institute of International Education.

Of those coming to Ohio to study, about 34 percent, or 8,401 students, came from China. That number is up from an estimate 6,330 in 2009.

India is the second largest provider of international students.

However, India sent 4,225 students in 2010, down 290 from 4,515 in 2009.