Invitation to attend a session at AIEA 2017

Tuesday, February 21  8:45 - 10:00 am | Concurrent Session & Roundtable D | Maryland Suite C


What is pace of adoption of international student recruitment agencies by U.S. institutions?

Come and learn from institutional representatives and industry strategist talking about recent research-based trends in the usage of agents and other recruitment strategies to get more international students.


About the research

  • insight on both the pace of adoption of agencies as a recruitment channel partner by U.S. universities
  • as well as how specific market forces and public opinion are influencing how this adoption takes place
  • and to what degree it differs from practices in other countries
  • 131 U.S. institutions from 36 U.S. states 
  • 454 responses from U.S. institutions through mystery shopping
  • 343 international agencies from 64 countries.









Released at NAFSA 2016 by Bridge Education Group and StudentMarketing. Available for download here.


About the research authors

Bridge Education Group
is a world leader in international education with over 25 years of experience transforming lives and organizations by fostering cross-cultural communication, and language acquisition.

a UNWTO Affiliate Member, is an independent market intelligence firm specializing in strategic, recruitment and marketing plans for institutions. Click here to view our company profile with delivery examples.