Harvard University students can enroll in study abroad programs in China starting next fall, and many of them are already making plans to leave the United States.
As of January 1, more than 4,000 undergraduate students have applied for international study at Harvard’s Shanghai campus, according to an announcement from the university’s Office of International Education.
More than 2,100 international students have already enrolled in the program, and Harvard is expecting to graduate nearly a thousand students in 2018, according the university.
The program was first introduced in 2009, and is the first time a U.S. university has sponsored a study abroad to date.
It is expected to help prepare students for jobs and careers in China and the U.K., where the number of U.N. students is increasing.
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