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Foreign student enrollment rising

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — New figures, scheduled to be released Monday, show international enrollment at US colleges and universities grew nearly 6 percent last year, driven by a 23 percent rise from China, even as total enrollment was leveling out.

But perhaps more revealing is where the growth is concentrated: big, public colleges, mostly in the Midwest.

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