11,710 Nigerian students studying in US- Consul John Bray

The United States Consul General in Lagos, Mr. F. John Bray has disclosed that there are 11,710 students from Nigeria currently studying in the United States. Speaking in Lagos on Tuesday, July 17 at the pre-departure orientation for Nigerian students heading to U.S. to study, Consul Bray stated that students from Nigeria attend about 800 institutions in each of its 50 states. He noted that out of this number, 49.5 percent are undergraduate; 36.2percent are graduate students, 2percent are non-degree candidates, while the remaining 12.3percent are on optional practical training. …

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