International-student enrolment boom at CBU

October 17, 2011

Cape Breton University reports there are 238 new international students this year, an increase of nearly 70% over last year. The institution is home to slightly more than 700 foreign students from 27 nations, with the largest contingent of students coming from China, followed by Saudi Arabia. CBU continues to do well in the local marketplace, recruiting 80% of high school graduates attending university. Overall, full-time enrolment has risen by 4.5% over last year. CBU News Release