Although international students studying on North Carolina campuses increased 9 percent last academic year, neither East Carolina University nor Pitt Community College followed that trend, numbers showed.
Figures from the Institute of International Education on Monday showed international student enrollment at more than 15,000 across the state.
At ECU, foreign students with all visa types fell from 299 in fall 2012 to 249 in 2013. Those with F1 visas, reserved only for students, fell from 67 to 50 for undergraduates and 90 to 71 for graduates.
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