Are International Students “Cash Cows”?

  • Rahul Choudaha
Keywords: international students, foreign students, student mobility, USA, student recruitment


In search for solutions to overcome financial challenges, higher education institutions have spotted the opportunity of recruiting international students as a new source of cash flow. Many institutions are on a slippery slope of milking international students as cash cows without investing in their success. Institutions must innovate to balance recruitment with reinvestment in student experiences and outcomes. 

Author Biography

Rahul Choudaha

Rahul Choudaha is cofounder and CEO of DrEducation, LLC, and interEDGE.

How to Cite
Choudaha, R. (2017). Are International Students “Cash Cows”?. International Higher Education, (90), 5-6.
International Issues